When do words on a page become poetry? I am sure there are rules about such things but I am equally sure I don't know anything about the rules. I always thought poetry took specific form and had characteristics like meter and rhyme. It seems to me that metaphor and imagery are part of what we think of as classic poetry. I have been listening to a lot of Slam Poetry on Youtube and its been quite an education.
"Take it from a girl who is half angel" Gabrielle Bouliane, poetry is simply an elegant set of words that express a deeply held feeling. Please pay attention to her message and when you are done note her poetry does not rhyme at all. Still, I dare you to say its not poetry.