Not a poet, just a girl …

Anne Sexton=My Spirit Animal.!!!

what al wrote

not a poet,
just a girl
broken into pieces
of dirty
pretty words
that when put together
make her feel
(almost) whole

As of late, I’ve been starting out a lot of tweets with this this “not a poet, just a girl….” thing. It’s not because I want anyone to tell me differently. It’s really not. It’s because I don’t see myself as a poet. In my mind, poets are people like …. Robert Frost, ee cummings, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton.

I write things on Twitter that come from thoughts swirling around in my head. Are they poems? I don’t know. Maybe? Maybe not. I’m not here to debate semantics or technicalities of poetic form or writing. That’s not the point of this post. Nor am I here to challenge anyone else who calls themself a poet. You do you. Most likely I’m enjoying you doing you – reading you…

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