Unrestricted

Chronic this painfinite the energyfuels each day Ability to wonder,marvel at nature –without limits Thoughts, like leavesbreak away, swirlfloat on the wind – I am at onewith possibilityfree to create (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson. Image my own)

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Rain

Rain has returnedWinter’s fickle natureoverturning hope I cower beneath bedsheets, bodyon fire – await an impulse greaterthan this pain –creativity the antidote. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson. Image my own.

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Gnawing

I’m gnawing on possibilitythe suggestion that my dabblingcould amount to something What? my gut protestsreminds me of limitationsphysical constraints But I’ve had room to breatheand resources at handand creativity, expansive dwells in possibilitynibbles at suggestionsmind scrabbles to find excuses – laundry,a drawer that needs sortingbut the door has opened and I’m seeing a patha way […]

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Door to Creativity

Empty spaces hold wonder, I drop emotion focus on presentopen mind to mystical –creativity takes flight. (Written for Eugi Causerie’s weekly challenge: mystical. Image my own.)

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Need an Opening

Images stir beneath the surface butt up against unyielding skin doubts crust interior motives I am restless, tormented pray for an opening a release… …that creativity will prevail, break through stagnation. (Tuesdays I borrow from my Twitter account: @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Survival of an Artist

He had lost everything of value to him. There was an empty canvas on the easel, his colors and tools.  What would he paint?  * Eyes reddened from tears he bears his soul, like a wolf howls into the emptiness No response Life shrinks at the sight of him wounded creatures fearing his motivations, advances […]

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Feeding Time

Creativity is a beast hungers for expression Ego set limitations mocks imperfection At best, I parody talent nefarious my efforts Still, I must feed the beast. (Image from personal collection.)

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Shameless

Words seduce – I respond with alacrity Tingling fire infatuated as I am – Creativity’s whore. (Tuesday’s Twitter day.  Visit me @Vjknutson.  Image from personal collection.)

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Brain on Fire

My mind is ablaze – ideas churning vying for recognition – greed is ego’s bane hogs the spotlight but other thoughts stir gentler, more insightful – will remain in shadow till a quorum empowers artful expression. (This poem is from Twitter @Vjknutson.  I’m linking it up with Reena’s Exploration challenge which is the featured image.  […]

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In Essence, Human

My faith is goat steady – surefooted in rocky times – I keep her within sight, safely separated. Store her with potential – mountain lion persistent – set them on the other side of vision – lock myself away. It’s the tigress in my heart that unsettles me the most – certain by her pacing […]

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