A summary of nonsense

Make it simple, make it short
and have something to tell,
or else shut up and go to hell.
That would be all the catechism
for any writer; and if it were followed
we would not have all this trash
of nonsense, sex and violence,
pornography and senselessness;
but on the other hand,
we would not probably have any poet left
or anyone at all who would be writing,
since, if everyone could properly look through himself,
we would all see the vanity
of all performance and self-exhibition
while the only valid stuff remaining
would be basically universal
and anonymous documentation
of the simple truth
the shorter and the better.

Poetry by Christian Lanciai The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2007-03-21 at 21:33

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Wow! what can I say yap! it straight talk..good one

Zoya Zaidi
So, true, dear Chris!
No matter how spicy the stuff, written for the sake of easy popularity, it is always the truth, which has universal appeal, which stands the test of time and turns into classic!
(((Hugs for the thought provoking write, as always)))
Read my ' Ten Thousand Flowers...' for truth's sake! lol!
Seriously, I want your opinion on it!
Love, Zoya

Kathy Lockhart
you got me all tangled up this one Christian. Wow...this will roll through my brain for awhile. uh oh....i'm starting to ramble. Not keeping it simple or short ....oh well just stop reading when you get tired. lol