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The Quote

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The Quote

One day
A stranger came up to me
Speaking in riddles

He said:
Inspiration incites the inscence within that incarnates indigo indians.

I did not know what he ment until he followed up with:

"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."
                                                   - Jack London

I then
realized

what he was 
talking about.

Do you?

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  1. Date: 5/21/2012 8:54:00 PM
    I much prefer that second quote, Alex. Riddle me not.Give it to me plain!!

    McKenna Avatar Alex McKenna
    Date: 5/21/2012 9:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It means in order to find inspiration, you must conjure it up by yourself, since it doesn't just pop out of nowhere.