Forever I can write or shine light or
let my mind develop a plight
On how to ascend or pedal up the next flight or height
with my eyes locked tight on the goals of the flow,
I write from what I imbibe.

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  1. Rose on January 17, 2023 at 2:11 PM

    i found this very moving and beautiful. amazing job

  2. Em on January 20, 2023 at 2:46 PM

    This poem has such a strong rhythm! You can really hear and see the “flow” with each line. It adds such a nice sonic element to the visuals you describe. This is exactly what poetry should do—appeal to all of our senses. I would love to see more of your work!

  3. Chelsea on January 27, 2023 at 2:47 PM

    This says a lot about the power of our minds–and how we think affects our lives–and the power of putting our thoughts into writing. It reminds me that we can get through tough times with a clear mind. Thank you!

  4. maggie on January 29, 2023 at 5:50 PM

    This poem was short and sweet. I feel even though it was only a few lines everything was said and it didn’t need anymore to get the point across. It was nice to read a poem that rhymed. Words like light, plight, height and tight all went very well together and made sense in each line. The last line “I write from what I imbibe.” was a very different, but cool way to end a poem. It is like everything we absorb through the day or our lives carries into everything. I hope you continue to write poems like this!

  5. Dulce on January 30, 2023 at 12:44 AM

    Hi DT! I really enjoyed reading your poem. This was a short poem, yet it was full of depth. It reminds me that with each passing day there are many things that can happen but we all just go with the flow. Keep writing and growing!

  6. Matthew Handley on February 5, 2023 at 5:57 PM

    Hello DT. I like how you talk about your continuous wish to climb and make your ways towards your goals – even if your mend develops a plight. Your message is clear and direct, and I enjoy the rhythmic approach you have in this poem.

    Overall, its a great work, and I’m wishing you the best!

  7. Christina on February 6, 2023 at 2:43 PM

    I love how short and powerful this piece of writing is! True to the name, I can definitely feel the flow as I read this poem. There’s so much strong imagery here and I like how the actual “goals of the flow” are left up to interpretation. Keep up the amazing work!

  8. Corrina Obernesser on February 6, 2023 at 6:53 PM

    Hi DT. I loved this poem. The word “plight” is one I had never heard before! I had to look it up. Same with the word “imbibe”. Your unique use of language really made this poem stick out to me. Although not lengthy, it has a lot of meaning to it. The second to last line “with my eyes locked tight on the goals of the flow” is my favorite. It shows your dedication to looking forward to the future and not dwelling on the past.

  9. Annika on February 9, 2023 at 5:46 PM

    I really like the “flow” of this poem! You really capture how much you enjoy writing and how easily the flow of words comes to you.

  10. Dhruv Vaidya on February 11, 2023 at 11:15 PM

    As an visual artist, I can empathize with the phrase “mind develop a plight”, as plights often develop in my mind as I try to put novel ideas on my paper. Often, I try to create things from what I have already absorbed, or from what I see around me.
    And when I go into a flow state, I often have my entire being focused on what I arr working on, in a similar way to the way that it is described in the poem.

  11. Nicole on February 12, 2023 at 2:48 PM

    Hi DT,
    Your poem simplifies what it means to go on with life and pursue aspirations. I appreciate the use of words you used, which creates a peaceful tone yet confident attitude. It illustrates a never-ending but fulfilling journey we call life and the importance of absorbing everything we encounter. Keep up the great work!

  12. kayla on February 12, 2023 at 3:12 PM

    Hi! I enjoyed reading your poem and thought it portrayed a great message. It was short, sweet, and easy for readers to understand. Good Job!

  13. Gillian on February 12, 2023 at 9:57 PM

    Hi DT! I love the rhythm you have going throughout this piece, as it truly does flow! I like that although it is short, it gets the point across beautifully and I can really feel the emotion that you felt when writing this! Keep up with your writing, it is impacting people everywhere!

  14. Peter Zhang on February 12, 2023 at 10:28 PM

    This poem described the flexibility of life. You decided whether to step up or step down from a situation and your decision determines the overall flow of your life. Sometimes the author would stuck in the wonders of his interesting thoughts as if he traveling or flowing across the thoughts. It is amazing that everyone has the freedom to choose what they want in life, even though the situation might be difficult and complicated.

  15. John on February 14, 2023 at 11:01 PM

    This is a really great piece. I am getting a vibe that you wrote this about yourself trying to grow as a person. Growth is a great thing. Keep writing and showing off your skills because we love to read them.

  16. Mackenzie Curry on February 19, 2023 at 5:10 PM

    Hi DT!
    When I first read your poem, I was having a hard time trying to figure out exactly what you were trying to say. I realized that it’s not really your writing style but the message behind it. Obviously, poetry is something you are very passionate at, and good! You seem to have excellent flow with your words, they all fit perfectly together like a puzzle. Really great job with this!

  17. Courtney D on February 21, 2023 at 9:19 AM

    Hey DT!

    I enjoyed reading your poem. It’s like a mindset you need to have in order to accomplish your goals and I love that. Keep looking towards your future and keep writing! I would love to hear more from you!


  18. Kelley on February 27, 2023 at 7:15 PM

    When I think of flow, I often think of a hairstyle. My son told me that “flow” is hockey hair. I think about how flow can be just this freeing feeling, no matter what it is. It’s a style, a feeling, a vibe. I love the flow of this poem.

  19. eleni on February 28, 2023 at 3:03 PM

    What a great poem! I love short poems such as these, because they always say so much with such few words. I particularly like this poem because it radiates creativity and strong will. The lines “On how to ascend or pedal up the next flight or height with my eyes locked tight on the goals of the flow” really show your dedication to writing. Additionally, I like that this line can have multiple meanings. I personally see this line to be about writing, but someone else could take it as having your eyes on the prize and working towards your goals. Awesome work!

  20. Sebastian on February 28, 2023 at 8:51 PM

    I love the idea of pedaling higher, towards the idea of “flow”. I would love to hear more about what this idea of flow means to you, and how poetry and light can build towards it!

  21. ML on March 1, 2023 at 11:36 AM

    DT, The power of the mind is limitless and you showed it in your poem, although very short this poem does say a lot and gives us a full mind of thought. I liked how you talked about how you’re focused on your goals and future. The flow of this poem goes really well and I can tell you are a very efficient writer and you are able to let your words just flow into rhythm and create a great piece.

  22. Shiva on March 2, 2023 at 6:29 PM

    This poem concisely conveyed your feelings about poetry writing. Through your use of short staccato rhymes in the first four lines, you show that your method of writing is thoughtful and insightful while your last line rounds everything out. Your style of writing ultimately comes from your experiences.

  23. Colleen on March 5, 2023 at 6:56 PM

    This is a well written poem and there is a great flow of words. I don’t see a deeper meaning, which is still great. Writing just to write is great because you can end up with a piece like this. If the words flow, there doesn’t have to be anymore to it.

  24. KC on March 13, 2023 at 1:36 PM


    I love the rhyme and tempo of your piece. Keep writing and sharing your ideas!

  25. PH on March 21, 2023 at 8:43 PM

    This is cool. Forever to infinity, I see that you can write or shine light so at least you know what you’re doing because not everyone can do what you do to make the world a better place. You let your mind develop which is such a healthy thing to do and the possibilities are endless! You think and brainstorm ahead with your ideas. You write with what you know while having a strong sense of the material’s flow like a stream in sync of chemistry and that’s creativity at its best.

  26. Evelyn on March 22, 2023 at 2:25 PM

    For how simplified this poem is, it is very moving. To writing poems, or even books, this shows that individuals’ thoughts could be written down to express others’ feelings. Thank you for your poem.

  27. Zach on March 24, 2023 at 1:45 PM

    The opening line is amazing! Showing that writing can be a light in the dark! That was great! I also loved how you kept the rhyming throughout the poem, this made it flow so well and was easy to ready and follow! Thank you for sharing!

  28. Jazmyne on March 26, 2023 at 9:45 PM

    What I love about this poem is how much it rhymes. The way you are able to bounce from line to line is remarkable. What I also like about it is how it is short. It drives the beauty of the poem straight home. Absolutely beautifully done, keep writing!

  29. Rohan on March 27, 2023 at 1:44 AM

    “Flow” by DT is a short but impactful poem that captures the essence of the creative process. The poem speaks to the author’s commitment to writing and to their desire to continually push themselves to new heights. The use of the phrase “the flow” suggests a sense of effortless ease and natural momentum in the act of writing, which is reinforced by the image of “pedaling up the next flight or height.” The final line, “I write from what I imbibe,” suggests that the author draws inspiration from their own experiences and internal world. Overall, the poem is a testament to the power of creative expression and the importance of staying connected to one’s own inner voice.

  30. John on March 27, 2023 at 12:34 PM

    I love the flow of this poem. I love the rhythm of your poem. It is so well written. I would love to hear more about what this idea of flow means to you, and how poetry and light can build towards it. I am getting a vibe that you wrote this about yourself trying to grow as a person.

  31. Gavin on April 3, 2023 at 1:06 PM

    This poem has amazing rhythm and is really inspiring

  32. Anna on April 11, 2023 at 8:30 PM

    This poetry was concise and charming. Moreover, it had strength. I believe it conveys a powerful message. Also, readers found it simple to comprehend. The words flow well as well. Continue to write and share your thoughts.

  33. Annika on April 12, 2023 at 3:02 PM

    The title of this poem, “Flow,” fits perfectly with the actual poem. This poem really does flow gracefully, smoothly, and perfectly. There isn’t a missed beat, which is actually really rare. It’s short, simple, easy to read, and I love the ending how it’s not rhymed with anything and just ends with the word “imbibe.”

  34. Safwan on April 16, 2023 at 4:19 PM

    This poem feels more like a freestyle rap and i love that about it. It’s super fun and lighthearted. I hope you keep writing and developing it further!

  35. jordyn on April 16, 2023 at 5:41 PM

    I love how accurately this poem displays the required determination and resilience in pursuing personal growth and success. This poem reflects a mindset of focus and perseverance in pursuing one’s ambitions and aspirations so well. It leaves room for interpretation and invites the readers to reflect on the deeper meaning, it’s very inspirational and I think many people can relate due to this. It suggests that you draw inspiration from experiences and surroundings, which adds complexity and depth to the poem. the rhyming makes it flow so beautifully.

  36. Ethan Reyes on April 16, 2023 at 8:22 PM

    Really admire the story this poem is trying to convey. Stick to your goals and set your sights on the future. even though the past has happened it’s in the past focus on yourself now and your future self. Focusing on the next step/adventure of life. The next wall. As long as you set your goals and accomplish them you will always have peace of mind.

  37. Andrew on April 16, 2023 at 10:00 PM

    This poem explores the creative process and the drive to achieve one’s goals through focused effort and dedication. Using repetition and internal rhyme creates a sense of momentum and rhythm. The final line emphasizes commitment to drawing inspiration from their experiences and inner world.

  38. IK on April 16, 2023 at 10:19 PM

    Thank you for sharing this poem! I love how you captured the essence of creativity and the process of writing. I loved the idea that people are continually growing and developing our skills and reaching new heights and goals as we go.

  39. Jatan on April 16, 2023 at 10:53 PM


    I love the determination in this poem. It is very inspiring, and I find it helps me find the energy to push myself toward my goals.

  40. A. on April 17, 2023 at 12:01 AM

    Your poem shows determination and focus on self-improvement. It conveys the idea of continuous effort towards personal goals and using personal experiences as inspiration for creative expression. Overall, it reflects a mindset of growth and perseverance.

  41. Melany on April 17, 2023 at 4:32 PM

    I enjoy how you rhymed in this poem! It keeps it very interesting and fun to read! Great job!

  42. Bella L on May 9, 2023 at 6:12 PM

    The shortness of this poem holds a lot of power.

  43. Kate on May 12, 2023 at 12:14 AM

    What a great poem! The rhythm and rhyme of this poem allows readers to take a quick, yet powerful, journey with the author. This is a truly moving poem that I interpreted to be about the power of one’s mind in shaping their (and others’) life.

  44. Halie on September 27, 2023 at 6:17 PM

    I love how this poem flows and that it’s short and sweet. This is a very good poem good job!!!!

  45. Chelsea T on October 13, 2023 at 9:58 AM

    DT, I really like the simplicity of this poem. It really shows how you are striving for self-improvement. I like how it is concise and straight to the point but not overbearingly long or complicated to read

  46. Tim Kuang on October 22, 2023 at 3:18 PM

    I really like the rhyme scheme in this because it emphasizes your need to continue improving and moving up, repeating these rhyming words to show your determination in reaching your goal. I also like the usage of the word “imbibe” as your last word in the poem; I think it’s a very cool way to end it and it can be a new vocabulary word that I might use in my future essays. Great job!

  47. Morgan Schoenenberger on October 27, 2023 at 1:59 PM

    The rhythm and flow to this poem is very smooth. You did an awesome job with this!

  48. Josie on November 9, 2023 at 11:13 AM

    Amazing wording for this poem. I feel like making the tile called Flow stands out the most. I feel like you’re trying to flow through your time with it being as smooth as you can possibly make it. Amazing writing and sticking with poem writing could help you more in the future.

  49. Molly on November 15, 2023 at 2:01 PM

    This poem made me think. Life is often focused on what is coming next, the next goal or upcoming situation. There’s always something more to do, something to handle and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

  50. Jamie on November 18, 2023 at 6:31 PM

    Looking into the future with a hopeful mindset often gets us through the hardest of times. It’s not easy being positive sometimes but I am hopeful for you and what the future holds. Keep up the great work.

  51. Amelia on November 19, 2023 at 3:36 PM

    Great job with the rhyme scheme in your poem. I love the theme of your poem as well and think that your ability to rhyme while also being able to still establish your poem’s theme is very impressive. Your title “Flow” kind of accompanies your poem due to the fact your words are very fluid and help to establish the flow and imagery of your poem very well. I think this poem is very creative and you did an excellent job. Writing a poem whose main focus is rhyming is hard and I think you truly did a good job!

  52. Chloe Espinal on November 19, 2023 at 11:12 PM

    This poem is short and sweet, and that is all it needs to be just seeing how much meaning and content you were able to fit into just a few lines. I love the rhyming scheme you used, it does add a lot of “flow” to this poem, which only emphasizes the meaning behind it. This was well thought out and just a lovely read. You described your ability to be able to climb to your goals so wonderfully, and it definitely gives off a contagious and determined energy. Amazing work, keep writing!

  53. Halie on December 3, 2023 at 2:22 PM

    This is beautiful and such a great poem.

  54. Josie on December 5, 2023 at 2:33 PM

    I like the flow of this poem and how it is worded is great. You’re having your mind focus on what’s in front of you rather than what’s behind you and what happened in your past. Very well worded and written. Great job.

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