I Hate Poetry

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    Poetry Is Asinine

    I can not stand poetry . I read a lot of classical literature, but I hate how the Illiad is in dactylic hexameter. I can't stand the pointless meter and floridity of Milton's Paradise Lost. I wish someone would translate these into straight prose. I have never read anything in...
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    1 Response Apr 14, 2011

    What Is The Obsession??

    You know how any dumb azz pretty girl with a camera thinks she is a photographer? Well I feel the same way about any high school depressed outcast who can buy a pen and paper and jumble some words together into lines think they can create poetry. What is the obsession with poetry...
    ShouldILaughOrCry ShouldILaughOrCry
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    I study Professional Writing Skills

    and part of my course is writing poetry. It is so tedious. Don't understand how anyone could get enjoyment from doing this.
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015

    Even More So Now.

    I don't like poetry. I just don't get it. It is annoying and just seems like people are trying to hard for some kind of "troubled soul" or "misunderstood writing genius" or something whenever I see these poems. The only poem I do actually like is The Raven by Poe because I can...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2011
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