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A Scolding from My Muse

For Miranda Lambert’s “Inspired” contest By Carolyn Devonshire I wanted to write for this contest; But my muse was staging a protest. “Take me to the sea,” it pled, “In this house, I languish, dead; Put me in touch with nature, a forest.” “Don’t stare at a screen, confined by walls; Locked inside, my inspiration falls. Surely there’s a babbling brook Or a valley’s overlook. Give me something to work with,” muse calls. “If you fail to respond, I’ll attack As you’re sleeping in a room black. Thoughts you will never recall Cannot upon your page fall; Without me you’re nothing but a hack!”

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 7/28/2011 9:09:00 PM
Love limericks Carolyn and this is great.
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Date: 6/29/2011 5:40:00 PM
UT OH! tough muse! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 6/27/2011 8:53:00 PM
Love it..SO creative are you..Congrats on the win..
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Date: 6/27/2011 7:50:00 PM
a big congrats for this one. probably one of the funniest, Carolyn.
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Date: 6/27/2011 5:00:00 PM
Creative ....Congrats..Sara
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Date: 6/27/2011 12:25:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in Miranda's "Inspired" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/27/2011 11:26:00 AM
Congratulations Carolyn on your win with this wonderful write, I enjoyed the read. Caryl
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Date: 6/27/2011 7:30:00 AM
I love this! Congratulations on your win! So clever!
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Date: 6/27/2011 6:14:00 AM
My congratulations on the win in the contest of Miranda, Carolyn
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Date: 6/26/2011 8:18:00 PM
congrats on your win in the contest. cory
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Date: 6/25/2011 1:07:00 PM
Your muse is quite busy hey?? You had me smiling with these series of limerick Carolyn, all the best for the contest, love wilma
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Date: 6/25/2011 1:01:00 PM
Enyoyed the way you describe your work with inspiration of your muse, Carolyn.. glad i checked your work out, am thinking of you.!
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Date: 6/25/2011 11:43:00 AM
Sometimes the fuse can light the muse eh Caolyn - great thoughts on the intricisies of writing.
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Date: 6/25/2011 10:56:00 AM
Of the muse you must keep track or become nothing but a hack. Poetry by Austinfellow. Now don't ya be scolding. I really dig your poem. Hope you are doing better with the health problem. Love, daver
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Date: 6/25/2011 3:52:00 AM
Best of luck in Miranda's contest with this nicely penned contribution, dear Carolyn! I hope that you'll enjoy an relaxing weekend!...Love, Gert
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Date: 6/24/2011 6:47:00 PM
You are hardly a hack. You are beatiful and talented. I hope that you are feelinf well! Send me Soup Mail! My best always! I have been both real busy and real distracted. Love, Gerard!
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Date: 6/24/2011 2:30:00 PM
LOL, hope you obliged your muse and took her somewhere she enjoyed : )
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Date: 6/24/2011 12:44:00 PM
wonderful write, enjoyed this one good luck in contest.
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Date: 6/24/2011 10:47:00 AM
Wonderful! I enjoyed your conflict with Muse.It's quite exceptional,dear friend
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Date: 6/24/2011 12:16:00 AM
When booty calls...ANSWER! Nice piece and You are soo cool for leaving me such uplifting comments! I am glad you like my liddle riddles! Viagra Falls Calls, Now run...or should I say SAIL away and look out below!
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Date: 6/23/2011 1:40:00 PM
Yes. I sometimes feel that I'm shut-in, but there is a window looking out into a garden. I like your muse. LOve, Dave
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Date: 6/23/2011 10:40:00 AM
Too cute my friend. Been there and done that. If you have time check out my, "THE WOULD BE POET" Really got a boot out of this one. God Bless, JB
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Date: 6/23/2011 10:04:00 AM
Enjoyed reading this one, Carolyn :) Very cute approach you did with your entry! But I just bet your muse is mighty happy with what you came up with here ;) hugs
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Date: 6/23/2011 7:27:00 AM
Wonderful approach to do the contest Carolyn.Enjoyed.Best wishes.
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Date: 6/22/2011 11:20:00 PM
It's such fun to write of one's muse, particularly when they go AWOL on ya. Good luck with the contest with your cute set of limericks. Our minds think alike. I did three too!
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