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ArtemusBlank  ·  658 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Poets, do you feel like you need to compete in order to get better as a poet?

Yea the light poem is pretty gimmicky. It's nothing really original. When I do poetry, I try to be simple and funny. I never really go out of my way to be flowery. I always try to tell the best possible truth or satire I can. I want to have fun with this. I don't want to read a drag of a poem, I just want to read something fun. That's how I personally looking at creating and performing poetry if that makes sense.