Get Your Premium Membership

I Forgot

I forgot. When was it the word withered the phrases fled? When did vigilance for the lines crumble laxly into the air. Was it when I, unfaithful to my craft, forgot to work; in nonchalance to practice; lost nose to the grindstone. I thought, poetic as I was, the majestic write would upon me light like pollen in the breeze. Write it down, when it comes. I'll bet that's what Dr. Seuss did. Kathryn Collins May 8, 20016

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 6/8/2016 6:44:00 PM
Wow! Expectations of inspiration to settle like pollen in the breeze. Beautiful! Excellent write
Login to Reply
Date: 5/27/2016 4:04:00 PM
So glad you are writing again Kathryn - my muse deserts me and comes back when she is good and ready - life issues seem to take precedence over poetry but hopefully we can combine the two and pen a poem or two:-) hugs Jan xx
Login to Reply
Date: 5/12/2016 12:42:00 PM
Oh my, my! This reminds me of me... So glad you're back, Kathy! Love
Login to Reply
collins Avatar
kathryn collins
Date: 5/14/2016 6:47:00 AM
thanks for reading and let's hope I'm really back. Xxxooo