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Poetryman or better a woman

Men need food, drink, shelter and internet to live,
but they need the myths and mythology to be men.
The god though is abstract and the holy books
are filled with instructive stories instead of heroes,
with the stars losing their sheen in the movies,
big names failing to make as much as their pay,
the world needed heroes who were more than human.

Enters marvel, making even the reluctant become a fan,
as its teams put the nordic and greek god-makers to shame
and when they ran out of ideas included the gods to the game.
What we have now is more superheroes than men,
myths to choose from alphabetic lists that goes over pages
and if not sure you may go for the never ending avengers.

Not trying to be terrible here, I am anything but sincere.
This’s the best I come up with, read my posts if you care,
my friends and followers do, going through this rhyming pain.
Poetry is the damsel in distress, all over wordpress,
what we need is a poetryman or better a capered woman,
a superhero to save it from assaults in the name of prompts.

This post was written as part of the prestigious
The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

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50 thoughts on “Poetryman or better a woman

  1. Nice poem ! So true. Bloggerโ€™s prompt gets you writing regularly. True poetry stems from years of writing, thinking, feeling and experiencing.
    Thank you for following my blog.
    Have a nice day.
    Susan.

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    • Thanks Susan, true poetry could also come from a whim, a fleeting image, a thought..but never regularly. Thanks to you too for following, I came to your blog from sunshine award ๐Ÿ˜›

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  2. Pingback: WINNER of the Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest | Chelsea Ann Owens

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