Is the short poem defined by:
number of lines
length of line/number of words
ratio of silence to sound
the number of seconds it takes to read at an open mic (26 seconds)?
Can a poem be one word? Probably
Footnote to 1/2/10 on beets.
Best served at room temperature. Roast more than you need – they keep well, and your friends will love you.
Beets have no concept of boundaries, no concept of what a line is. Pomegranates, too.