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Bin Or Keeper

When I put pen to paper 
words take on some meaning
as they drop from my pen

A life of their own
they begin to form
as sentences are made

Each portrays a thought
showing often more than meant
revealing deep hidden feelings

As the sentences spring to life
verses start to be formed
telling a certain tale

Sometimes of joy, others of woe
when at last I lie my pen aside
blank paper there is no more

A new poem comes to life
Sitting back I read afresh
will it be bin or a keeper?

Copyright © Shadow Hamilton

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  1. Date: 10/21/2013 11:57:00 AM
    Hi Shadow, soup mail.

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 10:44:00 AM
    Good one, I know the feeling. My loving Miss Gray poem was one of those that I considered puting in the bin but with a bit of work it became a keeper.

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:58:00 PM
    Ye3s, I agree with Carrie, Shadow

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:33:00 PM
    well us a notebook and todays bin may turn into tomorrows keeper! Thanks for stopping by my verses and commenting! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 2:34:00 PM
    Such poetry is true with me also......the words take a life of their own, almost without my control. I think many poets would agree!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 10/20/2013 2:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Carrie yes you start with a thought and as you write it becomes transformed in something quite different lol Ty Shadow x smile
  1. Date: 10/20/2013 2:08:00 PM
    - Thoughts flying, words are written ... a poem on paper .... well done Shadow. - I put down some thoughts on paper today .... read it if you would like - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 10/20/2013 2:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Anne Lise I have just read your very wise poem Ty for reading mine Shadow x smile