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28-Sep-06, 07:33

What is Poetry? Who knows?
Not a rose, but the scent of a rose;
Not the sky, but the light in the sky;
Not the fly, but the gleam of the fly;
Not the sea, but the sound of the sea;
Not myself, but what makes me;
See, hear, and feel something that prose
Cannot: and what is, who knows?