I once read a poem of Abu Reeshah and was instantly captivated by his words. I memorized the poem and studied Abu Reeshah'sstyle. Soon afterwards, I had to present a poem at a school recital, so I tried to copy Abu Reesha's style - the only problem being that I am not Abu Reesha. Hence the words that came out lacked coherence, and the poem in general was stale and insipid. … [Read more...] about Avoid being Artificial.