I envy those With the talent and the knack To write stories And see them through To the end I try To swim those waters But I tend just to paddle In the shallows Testing the waters Getting no deeper than my ankles Before heading back to shore And on the rare occasion I make […]

My muse, my inspiration Is a restless soul Always on the move So nimble, so fast Never in the place I saw it last I spend so long trying to find it That by the time I do the moment’s past   In response to the Word of the Day prompt: vagabond

Drifting further away With every passing day Writing no longer my only release I’ve another means now of finding peace No more do I feel that urge to create Because it just doesn’t offer the same escape All I tend to do now is regurgitate I’ve exhausted all topics and drained the well And I’ve […]

I have all the words I want to say In my head But they’ve locked themselves away And refuse to come out and play I am poised and ready to write Fingers linger on the keyboard Ready to type But the words won’t budge I’ve tried every trick I know To give them a nudge […]

It’s all gone quiet in my head The voices have departed Leaving empty silence in their wake I will not pretend I liked them all There were many I despised And so often wished would leave But with them gone I cannot bear their absence And the silence they have left behind A silence in […]

Empty notebook Pen in hand Thinking hard But the river’s dammed Spent all day Trying to write But nothing’s flowing No words in sight Put down the notebook Put down the pen I’ll get some sleep Then try again Head hits the pillow Off goes the light Now come the words Piercingly bright Prick like […]