Am I?

My lines do not scan.
My words do not rhyme.
I've overrun the meter, dramatically,
Not for the first time.

Am I a poem?
I am, if I say I am.

About the Poem

A poem which asks the question, 'What is a poem?' and proceeds to give what many will consider a rather unsatisfactory answer.

Category

Odes and Ends

Style

Non-poem

Length

6 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

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