My favorite rejected poems

some people reject you while others accept you

Christina Strigas

1.

On Being a Poet

What does it really mean to be a poet?

Is it when I look up

or

D

O

W

N

or side to side

and you snap a picture and post it on

that awful Facebook site

that has brainwashed society?

Do I look like a poet then?

Poets are hard to find

    search under pebbles—-

    in the sky ///

    between two walls |-|

we are hiding from the camera

with our tattooed arms

    and hearts

    bleeding out alcohol

    and forgotten cigarettes.

I am on the beach

    &

    I am wearing a poppy flower

and w o r d s

are R

O

L

L

I

N

G

out of your mouth

    too quickly

for me to write them down

and pretend I made them up

for one of my poems that is definitely

NOT ABOUT YOU.

To be a poet you have to stick…

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