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Exhaustive searching, certain words you seek, Thematic flow in lyrical technique. You thumb through volumes searching for a line To kindle inspiration in your mind. Convinced a stanza finished, then rethink, As fragments fail to form a missing link. An expectation stumbles to a stall ; A pressing of your brain against a wall. Then seamlessly the flashing of a line So brilliant your emotions swiftly blind. Too priceless to be captured, you forget. The prose you cherish most knew this regret. Gene Bourne 03-23-14 .

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Date: 7/28/2016 5:35:00 PM
Greetings Gene. Congrats for having your poem featured in the Poetry Soup homepage!!! ;-)
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Date: 7/27/2016 11:04:00 PM
A good night's sleep and the line may be restored! ;-)
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Date: 12/12/2015 10:58:00 PM
This is great! Especially the last stanza. :) -hansteven
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Date: 3/30/2014 7:35:00 PM
Gene I can identify with this,~~~ I quote you;~~ So brilliant your emotions swiftly blind. Too captured, you forget.....I can relate with this madness when I write. To me it's like loosing a fish on my line. Thanks for sharring, Gene.
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Gene Bourne
Date: 3/30/2014 10:21:00 PM
Thanks, Larry. I'm sometimes interrupted from writing and a sudden brainstorm of two lines will strike. If I'm still distracted these lines fade like waking from a dream. I appreciate your reading and commenting Your PS friend, Gene.