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Bottom Of The Tank

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Bottom Of The Tank



When I sit down to write my poetry And my mind goes totally blank Must admit at times I wonder Have I reached the bottom of the tank? So I say to myself, hang in there self It's happened many times before Just when I think I've hit the bottom Out pops a whole bunch more Should know by now how it all works These lulls are a temporary thing Something will always trigger a concept And once again my poetry sings So the key word surely is patience Rome wasn't built in a day I'll be hit by some poetic thunderbolt And again I'll be on my way When I sit down to write my poetry I think of how much I've been blessed Still have the ability to express myself Goes a long way to relieving stress! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 5/15/2013 12:17:00 AM
    As long as your mind is active as it is currently I don't see you being in writers block for long! I go on big spurts of inspiration myself... unfortunately that comes with long drawn out spaces of NO writing, too. I hope the bottom of your tank is a long, long way from now!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 5:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The reason I can keep posting two a day, even when not feeling well, is that I had an archive of about 800 poems. Starting to get near the end now though!
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 7:56:00 AM
    All I have to do is watch my kids and wait... Then hit up my Hubby for an idea... He's WAY more clever than I am... Go figure... Dragon idolizes him... They seem to understand each other... Hey! I just write this stuff... They live it!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 5:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hubby sounds like a very creative guy! You should keep him! LOL xoxox
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 7:23:00 AM
    This is a wonderful and ingenious write my friend! You have delighted me with this fantastic poem Jack! Your funny bone has still inspired many other poets here on the Soup! Check out Timothy Hicks poem, I don't remember the name, but it was inspired by your cleverness and wit! You are still the funniest poet here on the Soup my friend, and I love getting to read your poems, I'm honored to read them! This is another brilliant piece, such a crafty poem, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 5:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Better late than never! Feeling a wee bit better... this one knocked for a loop! I will certainly check out Timothy's poem... this young man amazes me!