Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership
spacer
 

Words from the Weary

ilene bauer Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Words from the Weary which was written by poet ilene bauer. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by ilene bauer

Best Ilene Bauer Poems

+ Fav Poet

Words from the Weary

When writing a poem every day,
You shouldn’t let time slip away.
	For what is required
	Gets lost when you’re tired
And thoughts tend to wander and stray.

Yet hours at times disappear
When events and constraints interfere.
	So you dash off some lines
	Hoping when the sun shines
They won’t sound quite as bad as you fear!

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
 
  1. Date: 5/1/2013 7:46:00 PM

    Very clever Ilene! I've never had the courage to attempt a double LIMERICK, so, BRAVO I say! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 10:21:00 AM

    Such a conundrum. Can so relate. :)

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 10:18:00 AM

    Nice rhymes - but I think you should haveing written "I" in the last stanza instead of "They".

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:59:00 AM

    Yes, it's true Ilene - well said and it became a good poem! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 2:11:00 AM

    You've done it again, my dear. Lovely limerick...and yes...I've tried writing when I'm tired...boy...what a mess. However, sometimes those words just fly away never to return. I can't tell you how sad that makes me. I enjoyed this very much. Hugs.