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A Poet's Yelp

I just can't write Too uptight Inspiration's not there Nothing to share My mind's a blank No gas in the tank To sit here and write Doesn't feel right I should be out doing Or at least pursuing A productive activity Not self-absorptive passivity What kind of man Sticks his head in the sand Perfecting 'rhyme-ability' Dodging Responsibility The world needs help Not a poet's yelp These here lines, the best proof ~ This is but a hypocritical spoof

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Date: 8/7/2019 5:35:00 AM
Keep on rhyming. See it as pump priming. Best Wishes
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/7/2019 8:51:00 AM
Ha, ha. Love the rhyme in your comment. Thank you so much, Geoffrey. Best wishes, gw
Date: 8/7/2019 3:14:00 AM
Don't worry Gershon, we all hit dry spells, trying to force your muse doesn't work. Last few days I've been trying to come up with what shall I write next. Just off for a bike ride, maybe Ill think of something and come back with a ROAR lol.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/7/2019 8:51:00 AM
Here we differ perhaps. I find that if I force myself to get that first poem out, the next few come relatively easily... And I never think about poetry when I'm away from the Soup... Different strokes for different folks, I guess. Best always, Gershon
Date: 8/6/2019 8:24:00 PM
lol...you had me going, i thought to myself no way he lost his spark and then the ending was proof of the spoof....glad you aren't lacking a flowing muse, another enjoyable poem :) hugs
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/6/2019 9:20:00 PM
Oh, but I have definitely lost 'that spark.' I struggle so every day to turn out anything worthwhile. Maybe it's the month of 'Dogust,' but I often despair... Oh, well. This too will pass! :) gw