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The Poem That Wrote Me!

I tried to write a cheerful poem,
But much to my surprise,
The poem began to change my words;
It told me they were lies!

I tried my best to stay upbeat,
With verses full of joy.
The poem soon rejected those,
As part of its weird ploy!

It chased away my sunshine,
Replacing it with rain.
I could not see its reasoning,
Nor what it hoped to gain!

It changed my mood completely;
I tried to walk away,
But that strange poem enslaved me
With its own words that day!

_____________________


Copyright © Robert Haigh 2017
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Submitted by Robert_Haigh on June 27, 2020

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Robert Haigh

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