I've just realized this has been sitting in my favorites for forever and I never commented on it, which is a little embarrassing. Because really, this is one of my favorite poems. Sometimes I'll browse through all the literature-themed artwork in my favorites collection (yes, I consider poetry to be artwork) and read them out loud to myself because I like the taste of the words. And whenever I do that I always read this one, so I figured I should tell you that.
And how you write about a character in your head, I do the same with this girl that I don't know, but she's always in my head. So I write about her.
So, I completely understand this!
Oh my god...
i literally crying right now
listening to your reading of this is just so amazing.
Well, your pride in this poem is totally understandable. It's just wonderful. Potent, rich... I think a lot of that comes from your love of the subject, from the real emotion in there. Your wordplay is quite clever and there's a hidden rhythm here, a hidden stride.
It's... it's quite something.
I'll admit I teared up.
and i stole from you the feelings
i never understood."
While that is my favorite part, this whole thing is just gorgeous.
that's saying a lot considering there are a lot of those.
the 'about' stanza is the most beautiful of them, I think but I can't say for