Poem, that wasn’t a poem
Inquired why it wasn’t so.
Therefore you cannot be,” they rebuked.
“If ignorance precludes art,
How did the first poet pen a poem?” Poem replied.
Else they wouldn’t be the first,” they declared.
Obviously,” they quipped.
Was it not a subsequent poet who declared the first poet a poet?” Poem persisted.
Aren’t you?” they scoffed.
I am a poem,” Poem objected.
And your author is naive,” they lectured.
If the first poet wrote me what would I be?” Poem posed.