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Read Today’s Selected Poety. Plus watch poetry performance and poem made into movie

Deadline May 31st: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
http://www.wildsound.ca/poetrycontest.html

Read Today’s Selected Poetry:

HOW THE HAT, by Stephen Karnaghan
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/how-the-hat-poetry-by-stephen-karnaghan/

MY LIFE IN ORBIT, by Ken W. Simpson
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/my-life-in-orbit-poetry-by-ken-w-simpson/

WHERE IS IT, by Celine
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/where-is-it-poetry-by-celine/

WORDS, by Lawrence Klein
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/words-poetry-by-lawrence-klein/

DARK RAIN, Ava Leigh Stewart
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/dark-rain-poetry-by-ava-leigh-stewart/

THE CAGED BIRD, by Manisha Chetia
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/the-caged-bird-poetry-by-manisha-chetia-2/

INHERIT THE SIN, by Toto Che Handala
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/inherit-the-sin-poetry-by-toto-che-handala/

MY DARLING, by Buffy Sammons
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/my-darling-poetry-by-buffy-sammons/

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WORDS, Poetry by Lawrence Klein

Genre: Rhyme, Text

WORDS
by Lawrence Klein

Are words our masters, or are they our slave?
A hopeless conundrum, but let me save
You from this riddle. For it is only speech,
Internal and externalized which requires the reach
For definitions of ideas, conceptions, and thought
Which are inherent to mankind, and need not be taught.
But words are not plastic, but rigid and fixed,
And it matters not how they are mixed,
they still must mean what the dictionary said,
and they structure the ideas that go on in your head.
So, until you slip their slippery noose
And really let your mind go loose,
to wander through emotion, sensation and space,
you’ll never understand, the meaning of grace.

Copyright Lawrence Klein 1972

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Deadline for POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
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WATCH this month’s poetry readings performed by professional actors:
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/may_2015_poetry_readings.html

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