- Oct 25, 2017
Okay that's way understandable.Pretty sure some dude drew a lowercase i and then dotted it with his thumbrint and called that a poem once. Poems don't need to be long.
I'd also say there's no real difference between a poem and song lyrics--song lyrics are poems. One could argue it's like a square/rectangle thing where all squares are rectangles but not all rectangles were squares, but when you get into more experimental music, poetic STUFF can fall away from the lyrics and they still work.
Now I have a better frame of mind for thinking of poems