poetry is when
you add line

and the more lines you
the more
it is

@chemelia < n ⭐
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@chemelia @charlotte < can we pretend þat þe airplanes in þe night sky are shooting stars... ⭐

@chemelia @charlotte < anyway i knew it would autoquirk like þat but I went ahead and posted anyway because im evil ⭐

word salad 

@chemelia @Paradox

the echoes drift further apart
the message seems to fade
stars fall unto the ground and then
the words fall out of phase

@chemelia (entire cafe snaps their fingers or sparkle hands and tips their hats n stuff) (idk what poetry approval looks like)


sometimes i like to try to write
with measures or with rhyme
but often i find that free verse on its own

does just
what i need

A lot of the 'magic' of poems comes from rhythm. And due to us reading many texts, our brains are wired to put. in, a—mental... pause! for
certain; punctuation.

If that annoyed you, it's working for you, too. 🙃

And yeah, rhythm is basically just a bunch of pauses with stuff in between, so one can ab-/use those punctuation pauses to force a rhythm onto you.


Sometimes poetry
can also be to just use
the right number of

syllables. So this is not poetry.

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