That’s all writing is until you give it emotion, meaning and life. Poetry is an expression of self and a mirror of the soul no matter the language. So let yourself go as you read these words.
http://alexisbarrie.home.blog/2018/08/05/what-could-i-have-done/ (Performed at Dunbarton High School Poetry Slam in May of 2018)
https://alexisbarrie.blog/2018/08/11/sombre-de-la-nuit/ (Performed at Sir John A Macdonald Poetry Slam in June of 2014)