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SOUPS ON

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Below is the poem entitled SOUPS ON which was written by poet Daniel Cwiak. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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SOUPS ON

         Writing is my challenge each day
     But it's not the words or what to say.

     It is the connection with other writers here
     Because I feel I'm not worthy or equal I fear.

     The talent expressed by so many others
     Often makes me want to hide under the covers.

     The gems that are written and ones that I read
     Are so inspired, personal, and give me a need.

     That's why I come here every time
     To see what others have put in their rhyme.

      Carolyn always has a message for me to ponder
      And others write things that make me wonder.

      I often race to the "New Poems"  just to see
      If by some chance there's one by which P.D has destroyed me.

      And Carol, Bob, Nick, Emily, Wilma, and "the Sweetheart"
      Write things that sometimes I just can't pull apart.

      The Doc has written so many things
      I am amazed sometimes at the thoughts he brings.

      Others are here who write so well
      Their words do me so oft compel.

      For like unto them I want to be
      Writing words that have meaning for others to see.

      Will they be worthy I say when I'm done
      Or will they be read by others, as I've intentioned.

      You know I feel so many emotions just now
      Because of all these writers, I just don't know how.

      For they are a driving force for me
      And part of my challenge each day is to make them see.

      That because of them I have to write
      Sometimes into the wee hours of the night.

      To pick a favorite writer is...well a difficult choice
      So I pick them all, because they shout with one voice.

      "Write, you fool, then write some more"
      Words I hear and cannot ignore.

      So I choose them all...all here in this group
      The ones who have made me hungry for Soup.

      There, I've said it...and you know that's not in haste
      The Soupers that are here are the best of all to taste.


      


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  1. Date: 7/10/2010 6:41:00 PM
    This is such a wonderful tribute to amazing poets here at the Soup, Dan :) It sure is a privilege to be able to read such awesome writes, & that includes yours-I think the best writes are those that really come from the heart & soul and this is one is a very good example of that! Keep on writing Dan :) Super glad you found this inspiring site! --nikko :)

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 1:26:00 PM
    Daniel you have any idea what an inspiration you are especially to me? Awesome tribute as well, I think we develop even more on the soup, love and blessings Wilma

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 12:59:00 PM
    great tribute to your fav. authors...well done!

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 12:07:00 PM
    A great tribute to all writers Daniel, including yourself. Poetry and writing seem to grow on you the longer you stay and develope. Keep staying, developing, and sharing. I enjoyed this read. Caryl

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 11:34:00 AM
    Sweet couplet Daniel and u are worthy . never forget your contribution is just as important as all the other poets here.. your rhyme is great on this one ..kudos to C.D. and P.D. and Bob and Carol too.. enjoyed.. with luv..