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Blinkink Cursor

Blinking Cursor 

Why do you taunt me so?
A hungry hatchling eager to eat from my nest of ideas
An exotic dancer alone on a white stage— taking text for tips
I cannot walk away I am drawn to your blinking body
Hypnotized by the deformed piano key daring me to play suicidal notes of an unknown tragedy
Revived by the flat line, black and brave against a pasty piece of paper resuscitating my imagination 
A weak Samaritan to the beggar that bothers me for change; and correction of my written work
My lonely lover waiting to make literary love on plain white sheets
The hero that rescues all my forgotten memories
Essential to the healing of my sanity
So why must you taunt me with endless possibilities?

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  1. Date: 9/30/2012 7:46:00 AM
    "I am drawn to your blinking body" great line, great write, Willie! Thanks for sharing... Jack

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 5:39:00 AM
    Very good. I loved your word play from the line ........literary love on plain white sheets. Good job.