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Heaven For A Poet

My own piece of heaven, a quiet little nook,
With only the finest parchment in a leather book,
A feather quill pen and an ocean of ink,
My thoughts would never stop to think,
Every single line I write would rhyme,
My poetry would be beautiful and sublime,
I'd be entertained daily, by Dr. Seuss,
And, put to sleep nightly, by Mother Goose,
Lessons from Byron, Shelley, Coleridge and Poe,
Teaching me every single thing that they know.

My own piece of heaven, will have to wait,
Until one day, when I must meet my fate,
So, for now I will have to be content,
With my own words that may be heaven sent,
Inspiration from my idols is all I need,
Writing poetry in a notebook from Mead,
With this cheap, plastic Bic pen,
And a dream to be, just like them.

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  1. Date: 1/11/2015 6:25:00 PM
    Hi, Kelly, I am sure that there have been many great poems that have come from a cheap Bic pen because all that matters is the poet that holds it. I gather inspiration often by reading some of my favorite poems just to get the creative juices flowing. If we believe our words are heaven sent then we can always be satisfied with the results. Trust in God and the muse and always be patient to let it flow. Never try to force it. And be happy with the result. Love is the journey..... Robert.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 1/15/2015 9:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are absolutely right, Robert. It does not matter what we write with, as long as we write with our hearts. I have gone through times when I wanted to write, but the inspiration just wasn't there. I forced myself to and the result was not worth the effort. Now I know to just let the words flow and if they are not, then I don't bother to write... Thank you for your wonderful comments, Robert. I truly appreciate it!
  1. Date: 9/17/2014 3:40:00 PM
    gosh, keep clicking on poems, even those from a long time ago, and can't seem to find a new one of yours I can comment to fresh! Anyway, wanted to say thanks for the win. I am really happy you liked my poem. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/9/2014 8:23:00 AM
    Hey, Kelly, that "cheap bic pen" is all you need, For sure your talent is fine. Congrats on the selection. daver

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 9/14/2014 4:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your kind words, Daver. I appreciate it so much!
  1. Date: 4/13/2014 10:47:00 PM
    Loved this masterpiece Kelly, congrats on your win!

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 4/14/2014 5:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, once again, Dave. I am very happy that you enjoyed this one. Your kind words mean so much to me! :)
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:54:00 AM
    You know it's good when it wins in more than one contest. Congrats.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 4/10/2014 11:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Your kind and encouraging words really meant so much to me. Thank you, Richard! :)
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:38:00 AM
    A wonderful poem, congrats on the win, kelly

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 4/10/2014 10:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my work, Dr. Ram. I appreciate it very much!
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:08:00 AM
    Kelly u r right ! A pen is a poet's great asset,,,heavens,,,, Congrats on great win !!

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 4/10/2014 10:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That is true! Where would we be without our pen?...Thank you very much for your kind comments, Dr. Upma! :)
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 3:38:00 AM
    KELLY, , Congratulations, thank you for supporting my contest...:) LINDA

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 4/10/2014 10:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You're welcome, Linda. Thank you very much for my placement! :)
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 3:39:00 PM
    oh wow, I found one down here, SO CUTE. And the bic pen line was very clever. YOu know, I also did a poem very similar to this theme many years ago, but it was shorter than yours!!

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 8:43:00 AM
    Kelly This could be the eulogy for any poet. It fits writers so well and is creative and sweet. This poets heaven sounds like a place every author would be happy to be in. Nicely done Thanks so much for the great and honest comment on my Lifes Sad Pit poem. I am honored you want to favorite it. Hugs

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 10:53:00 PM
    Kelly, ,a beautiful winning poem. Enjoyed reading every crossing bridge win. Hugs ~ SKAT ~

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 8:41:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading this poem, congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 4:21:00 AM
    I knew this one was destined to get two reviews... One earlier and now in recognition of your placement in the contest. Kelly, we are proud to have you walking among us...Your presence is an asset to PSoup ... Jake.

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 9:31:00 PM
    Congrats on the win in the contest of Deb, kelly

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:33:00 PM
    You write so well Kelly, I have never read poetry in my life, it has never appealed to me. But to me you are a star. Just be you. You are an enigma...peter

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/6/2013 11:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for the encouraging words, Peter. I appreciate it more than I could ever say! :)
  1. Date: 11/6/2013 6:50:00 PM
    hi Kelly, , Congratulations on your Crossing That Bridge win.... always & forever :) LINDA

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 11:09:00 AM
    beautiful, as is, kel.. special cheers on your win..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 8:26:00 PM
    Satisfaction is when Heaven for a poet becomes heaven for the reader.... The transition is easy with your creative writing.... You're the best, Girl.... Jake

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 4:35:00 AM
    Captivating write Kelly. It was indeed a pleasure to read. A 7 from me.

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 5:38:00 PM
    I love Love LOVE all your references, but you had me with Shelley and Poe (two of my faves). This is an outstanding poem (going into my faves). Excellent work! :)

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