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Write Now!

I sit and stare at empty page
my mind a big black hole
my pencil sharp and at  the ready
as if I’ve no control

then words begin to form
my pencil flits and flies
and rhyming words, oh how
my mind is really tried

It kind of makes my head rush
I do not want to brag
but writing never seemed more fun
than in the days of “poetry tag”

When poets gathered in a room
a topic then was given
the poet pounded out a poem
like they were truely driven

I miss those days of poetry tag
inspiration came to me
on fairy wings and moon beams
hearts bared for all to see

Fot Matt's Write now contest
started at 7:22pm and finished at 7:33pm on August 20 2008
I write long hand.... :-)

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  1. Date: 8/29/2009 11:17:00 AM
    Fantastic poem on the craft we so enjoy, I really love this poem.. Thankyou for your kind comments on my work, love Jo xx

  1. Date: 8/25/2009 3:56:00 AM
    It seems obstacles are part of any process even writing.. is it so that we appreciate the journey or simply to infuriate us? Thank you for sharing and for your comments. God Bless, Dima

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 11:20:00 AM
    Lovely write Trudy, good luck in the contest>>James

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 9:57:00 AM
    Here we are at the end of the week again. I am reading some excellent poetry this morning. Thank you for sharing yours with us today Trudy. Best of luck in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 2:30:00 AM
    11 well spent minutes , TDR , with an excellent presentation .... Long may your hand write .!!!

  1. Date: 8/20/2009 9:35:00 PM
    Trudy this is a gem - I miss the tag days also - I actually tried to get them going again but I guess it just didn't take hold - I've been so busy I have had very little time to be on the site which does break my heart I just love it here - Hopefully things will fall into a routine soon and I'll have more time - God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 8/20/2009 7:40:00 PM
    Trudy! I fell into the dreamy rhythm of this cool rhyme! yearning with you side by side! coooool!!! a WINNER! and thanks for comments! jimbo

  1. Date: 8/20/2009 7:02:00 PM
    Excellent!!! The winner!! Great time...on the same day? : ) WoW...11 minutes? It's amazing, Trudy. I love it. Ruben.