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About the Poem

I've been writing for a few months now, and I had no idea what poetry was all about prior to that. The more I write, the more I learn. It seams that poems make you go deep into your heart, and I love how poetry helps a person discover who they are inside. I tried to convey in this poem, just how powerful these changes have been in my life. I have learned to really appreciate words and concepts, new ideas, new ways of saying things.

Overall, through poetry, I've pretty much learned to appreciate everything about life.

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wow! i could read this poem over and over again. the best one yet that i've read.
this poem is awesome i want to use it for a wedding thanks Pm
that was a good poem to read i enjoyed it. lj
This poem was amazing! i love the way you painted a picture with words, i love how the words flow together to create a wonderful feeling inside while reading, keep writing you are great!

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Word Power

"A picture paints a thousand words," or so it's often told
A thousand words are priceless though, for treasures that they hold
An incidental consequence of value added prose
Are exponential visuals, from there the number grows
A thousand words for each picture, a picture for each word
A thousand times a thousand times a picture, once observed
Before the tower of Babel, before the language curse
Before there even was a man, was universal verse
Words spoken made the universe, and all that will occur
In the end we'll all know - in the beginning was The Word

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nice vocabulary & use of rhyme:)
QuYahni Denise
Awesome! Powerful! Eloquent! Inspiring! Truly described the beauty of words without circumlocution or thesaurus-like inflections --- I was so blessed --- thank you!
this poem is really awesome. im writing a poem sort of like this right now. your poem is a wonderful inspiration.
This person really understands the power of The Word. Wonderful poetry.
Wow, for someone who is a novice at poetry you certainly have an incredible talent. Congratulations.
Jester this was a great example of the power of words!

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