Anything can look like a poem and sound philosophical simply by moving the words on different lines.
Am I doing it right? Is this really talent? Art? Effort?
I think I am trying. Really, I am I go back and change the order and I break lines where it sounds right But it does not take me long. Not at all.
I try to be intentional and call it natural rhythm. Instinct and style taking over I alternate between agonizing every detail like When to Capitalize and publishing free form poems without looking over them twice.
How is writing supposed to feel? Should I labor? or should it flow? Or do I get to decide?
I think the things I talk of mean something at least.
But am I just pretentious?
fooling myself into thinking that using common poetry formats somehow makes my work worthwhile?