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Unfinished Works

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Unfinished Works

Spiral notebooks -
containing traces of 
ideas, drafts, false starts
and unfinished works.

Doodles and rambling thoughts
scribbled on collage rule paper -
blue lines 
and standard margins

written in pencil 
pages smudged 
and torn by the eraser
nothing permanent.   

Somewhere in those 
scattered thoughts
live insight, wisdom
and poetry. 

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  1. Date: 6/29/2012 10:45:00 AM
    True Ann....even on the night table, get many good ideas in the night.....or words to remember....Like this poem, well done Ann. - Have a lovely weekend to you. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:57:00 AM
    This is a very fine piece of poetry, Ann and oh how all of us crazy writers can identify! - Tim

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:13:00 AM
    I like this very much,Ann and also have such notebooks myself

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:05:00 AM
    writers always have pieces of paper lying around,haha,you wrote this beautifully,great write Ann

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 2:09:00 PM
    True! The trick is to pull those hidden thoughts out! *smiles* Best of luck Tanya