ADVICE TO POETS
by James Broughton


Simplify. Clarify. Vivify.

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Surprise your eyes. Break your heart open.

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Look out! Here comes the Imperishable Light!

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A cucumber shouldn't try to be a tomato.

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Don't argue or mock. Unfurl like a rose.

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Dose all your ills with laughter.

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Collapse categories.
Go beyond! Go beyond!

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We are all participants in the marvelous.






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