"how it ever comes about"

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a poem illustrating how shallow and bad a poem written within the last ten minutes can be and is

"how it ever comes about"

how it ever came about

that I was not so special,

is the condition many others

find themselves in

 

how it ever came about

that we are here

is not accidental

a condition the universe is in

 

how it ever came about

that evil grows stronger

is not the state

we will accept

 

how it ever came about

that people enjoy their friends

is just a sign that hope is alive

ready to embrace life

 

how it ever came about

that I have loved and been

so loved

is a total blessing to me

 

how it comes about now

with me sitting writing

rhymes and prose

is another sign of hope

 

as it comes about now is

I haven’t written

anything worth while

for a long slow time

whatever comes about

we all are blessed

and need to show

that we know it

 

however it comes about

the truth remains

 

© Sam Hyde

    03-08-11

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Tempestlady commented on "how it ever comes about"

03-11-2011

God doesn't make trash, people do. We are who life has made us to be, and with that we should know we all have, or had, a purpose to it. This poem says that well. Well done, Write on....Tlady

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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