Lara's Anthology - Sounds of the bush and other poems

This is a poetry anthology, that contains an array of different poems, from limerick's to odes and everything inbetween.


13. How I Read a Poem

How I Read a Poem


I take a poem and look gently into its soul, trying to uncover the secrets hidden within.


With no such luck,


I become more aggressive.


I’m a detective investigating someone.

Bit by bit trying to break them down.




The secrets begin to leak out.






As the investigation becomes more intense, soon a little leak becomes a waterfall.


A flood.


And now that the case has closed I'm satisfied, and the secrets in which the poem once held are now mine.

By Lara Cooper  

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