One of my largest challenges with writing poetry is trying to make them sound good. My natural style is to just write and not review or edit. This means that normally my prose is not perfect and contravenes grammatical norms.
However this is because I live in a world where I beleive it better to have something rather than nothing. Nobody published the greatest novel by not writing a word, if you keep editing away at something until it is perfect but never release it to the wild it is no better than any random piece of nonsense.
Nature is not perfect, so neither should anything creative be. Some of the most valuable stamps in the world are those that have errors on, so a piece of work that is flawed also has value.
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