Writer’s Bane

Poet’s mind fragile images ripe, words lacking waste of genius shadows whisper of bathos – a rewrite is imminent. (Image mine)

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Urgency

I weave words with alacrity – on a mission Foreign forces infiltrate brain cells scrambling Must write till ability wanes thoughts hang Disconnected brushed away like cobwebs (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Stuck in a Rut

In every moment my life is a palindrome – same backwards as forwards, from cellar to attic and back – searching for a centre point so I can reset the track. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Choked

Heart, craving expression seeks the aid of paper – A message with pizzaz a testament to love But my pen chokes on the word itself refuses the pronouncement soul balking at the possibility I toss the note… …maybe next time. (Tuesdays, I borrow from my Twitter account @Vjknutson.  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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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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The Last Book

What will be written in the aftermath – so much owing, so little justification. Upended anxiety – regal anticipations shattered by cancer – yes, life is a teacher No matter, if we survive – but where to go then Earth’s riches exploited Commitments crumbled – confess we have Father issues but it’s time to emerge, […]

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Poets

Write to enlighten – words are keys, phrases fodder We are conductors, orchestrating ideas, penning odes to life. (Happy New Year all!)

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Broken Shell

Cocooned, I am enclosed, secure shut down Ignore initial stirring – like a skipped heartbeat Convinced this retreat is cemented Have had enough life too harsh soul too sensitive and yet, there it is again – gathering momentum uninvited sensations, emotions morphing into words commanding expression growing wings, battering my barriers flocking towards light poems […]

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Creative Slump

My muse speaks in muffled tones, a susurrus of inspiration – too bad I am hard of hearing. (Tuesdays are for Twitter.  Find me @Vjknutson.)

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