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(for all poets who cannot stop revising)

I am not finished
I am never finished
In the poet’s head
I am kneaded indefinitely

I am not finished
often typed
put in writing
spread imaginary
I am always one step
ahead of the poet

I am never finished
forever young
because the poet
smooths my wrinkles
forever and ever

But am I finished
when the poet is finished?
Or do I get a legal guardian 
and an unwrinkled future?

Copyright © Niels Blomberg

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  1. Date: 7/6/2011 7:17:00 AM
    I am enjoying reading the very diverse poetry here this morning in my Soupland. Words pouring onto paper from poets souls. What a joy to be able to sit and read such wonderful poetry for awhile today. Have a very good day Niels. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 7:01:00 AM
    funny....i like the creativity in this poem....original idea.

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 4:49:00 AM
    Like it very much! thanks for verbalizing the saga, john