A poet connects various notions
with ink to paper
brings to life circumstances yet to be told
while grasping words from inner self.
A poet is often a comic relief
also shares beauty with a photo
for those who rush through life.
A poet is often intense with thoughts
scribbled perhaps on a walk
where nature clears the mind
opens the heart.
A poet is cocky and humble
takes great pride writing
but is worst critique when finished
should not read own wording.
A poet exists because life lived
expands many horizons to share
not for attention or to brag
for a heart and true mind does not need
such applause or praise.