I wrote this recently, but wasn't too thriled with it, so please lend me your frank and honest opinions! Trying to Write a Poem I’m trying to write a poem now, trying to collect the words, Solder them together with similes and metaphors. It’s going to be a masterpiece I swear! If only- Damn I’m hungry. A poem can’t be written on an empty stomach. I’ll just help myself to some chips, salsa, and crackers, and then I’ll start to- I wonder if I have any email? I haven’t checked in a few hours, someone must have sent a message, but- No, no email. I guess I should put my chips and dip away, clean up the kitchen, then I’ll write my- Hey what’s that on the news? Aliens invade Washington D. C.? Eh, old news to me. Ah, now I can sit down and write my poem. If I could only remember the words.