Tag Archives: lack of inspiration

Anhydrocephaly

That grinding, scraping sound you hear Is coming from my inner ear. Whenever I hear that alarm It means my inspiration farm Is in extremis, and the drought Of clever things to write about Has found a long term place … Continue reading

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Fourteen Horizontal Stripes

This is not a sonnet. I can tell. A sonnet’s fourteen lines, and not just two. Or even three, like this. It’s just as well. Eleven more would be too hard to do. I might make it to five, but … Continue reading

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Unclear On The Concept

Knock-knock! Who’s there? Writer’s block. Writer’s block, who? (…Now you talk.)

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Why Do You Got To Get Killed?

I had a pup called Inspiration He was tiny, brown and white But he succumbed to fondulation Now I don’t know what to write

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The Inspiration Bug

I’m pantsless so the Inspiration Bug can bite me on leg. This evening’s topic hasn’t R.S.V.P.’d. Though I hate to beg, This train of thought is moving: I’m composing, but I don’t know what The melody will sound like. Come … Continue reading

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Not Always, But Often

Here’s how you can tell I had writer’s block today: I wrote a haiku.

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Ineuphonium

I’d thought I’d been inspired But it seems I was mistaken. My muse has just retired With her ego badly shaken. We’d planned to work together Crafting euphonies sublime, But now I can’t say whether She’ll return to me in … Continue reading

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