If you are only

If you are only
allowed to care about one
thing in poetry,

care about truth

Poetry by Andrew Bindon
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Written on 2021-11-10 at 12:51

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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
I disagree. I think that music, composition, and word choice are important. Veracity isn't demanded of a novel, and it shouldn't be demanded of a poem. Is Paradise Lost a crappy poem because it is based on some silly old myths?

Griffonner The PoetBay support member heart!
I really 'get' where this comes from. Of course it is true (excuse the pun). Intent is important too.

ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Truth at all times!
Ken D