I tend to aim for the classical poetry; the one with rhymes and recurring amount of syllables, you know. However, I’m too lazy for that amount of perfection.
Plus, I don’t read much and I’m not a native speaker, so I’m at an disadvantage.
Why would I write poems in English then? It makes me focus on the spelling, grammar and vocabulary, therefore it works as a way for me to detach emotionally.
Also, it’s a language that, the majority of people I know in person, can’t speak. It’s like writing on a journal with your secret alphabet. Google Translate sucks anyway.
Proton and Electron
This is the story of an electron
that fell in love with a proton.
A very strong attraction
that soon became an obsession.
Running, running around,
to this fate she was bound,
unable to hold excitement
or stop for a moment.
Stuck, stuck in the middle,
the proton was a riddle,
calling for his lover
but never let her come closer.
Kept apart by a mysterious force,
coming from an unknown source.
There was nothing they could do,
except waiting for a breakthrough.
All that was left was to pray,
one day the electron was pushed away.
She smiled and thought it was a miracle,
but she was only attracted by another particle.
Then another bond had begun,
she hoped he was the one.
But no, the story was the same
because that was the electron’s fate.
Do you like writing poetry?
If you do, do you usually compose in your native language?
Do you like reading poetry? (Be honest)