November 30, 2004

The Uncertainty of the Poet

by Wendy Cope

I am a poet.
I am very fond of bananas.

I am bananas.
I am very fond of a poet.

I am a poet of bananas.
I am very fond.

A fond poet of ‘I am, I am’-
Very bananas.

Fond of ‘Am I bananas?
Am I?’-a very poet.

Bananas of a poet!
Am I fond? Am I very?

Poet bananas! I am.
I am fond of a ‘very.’

I am of very fond bananas.
Am I a poet?

Posted by Karen at November 30, 2004 06:43 PM in poetry

i hope you’ve heard of kurt elling then.

he used the poem on his latest album, man in the air.

Posted by: bill klein at December 2, 2004 03:54 AM

Wow, how interesting! Thanks for that!

Posted by: Karen at December 2, 2004 10:16 AM

YOU ARE HOTT! You are much sexy. Snog me.

Posted by: FRITCH at December 4, 2004 11:52 AM
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