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If you are like me

If you’re like me and gingerly dare to think of yourself as no more than a fair dabbler in lite verse but never as a poet, an unmerited conceit as inappropriate as placing my dabblings in the same class of versifiers like that of Ogden Nash. Then you’d know the feeling of sitting hourly in a well-worn desk chair sipping cheap jug wine and waiting patiently for ideas and words, while indifferently the afternoon drifts away blind to my very existence; but then, as in a dark sky, an idea flashes like a bolt of lightening in my mind followed by a hail of pelting words, just when the ratio of blood to wine has sharply dipped and left me more incline to sleep than write, the effect of alcohol temporarily making me awol. Ed. 3/17/2020 Mar. 29, 2011

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Date: 3/17/2020 3:23:00 PM
You are such a great poet; maybe it's time that you know it! Happy St Patty's Day!
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Date: 3/17/2020 12:38:00 PM
lol Maurice you are a poet of that there is no doubt and I am more inclined to drink tea as I rarely drink alcohol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/17/2020 12:08:00 PM
Hello Maurice, this to sounds like writer's block. You can not force an idea to come, it has to come natural like in dream ideas come to me. I wake up write the title then go back to sleep. I hope you are well. Enjoy your day my friend.
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