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I Have No Choice

I'm tired, and I need to get some sleep. But I'll spend most of my night, in a self-imposed fight. Trying hard not to write about how I, right now, must write. I'm caught in a bloodless battle where no one gets killed. But in this altercation only ink will be spilled. No chaos or carnage, or even subterfuge. I’m just facing a reality knowing I'll always lose. I'm a victim of inspiration a slave to my passion, and seduced by an epiphany. I have no choice but to pull out my pen, and lord help me, let the writing begin. You see I feel a desperate urge, a great need to write! And I, like a junkie looking for a two-day fix. Must write and right now! Each word pounding on the paper like an intervention. I need more of the soothing sensation of a pen in my hand. Because writing this piece, was never my plan. Oh God help me, I'm a Poet.

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Date: 1/28/2020 8:59:00 AM
I love this, Robert. Great write my friend. Congrats on your winning poem! Charlie
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Robert Kinard
Date: 1/28/2020 10:26:00 AM
Thanks Charlie, I am going to have to start keeping up the the number of contests that I enter. I write because it feels good.
Date: 1/26/2020 8:26:00 AM
- Congratulations on your great winning poem in S.O. contest, Robert :) - Have a lovely Sunday :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Robert Kinard
Date: 1/26/2020 12:41:00 PM
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.
Date: 1/26/2020 5:30:00 AM
Congrats on your placement in the contest..
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Robert Kinard
Date: 1/26/2020 12:40:00 PM
Thank you, Thank you.
Date: 12/17/2019 1:33:00 PM
Pen to paper venting, every man needs his fix . . . : )
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Robert Kinard
Date: 12/17/2019 4:14:00 PM
This man sure dose, I vent and wax on paper thank you for reading.