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My Muse

Racking anguish vandalize my soul, as my pen crawls across the empty page, leaving the mirror image of my vitality. A futile exercise turns into self pity. A useless effort in self agitation. Months of inactivity has left my muse abused, misused, defused. It seems I can write no more. Is that correct? Is it the writing or the muse? Writing is discipline, a few words each day. Do I countervail my imagination? For subjects must be born within the soul, that soul I forgot about months ago. Should I dream of valleys green, or ice capped mountain unassailable? Is my muse so hermetically sealed. Perhaps I'll find it again....or perhaps not. A Silent One Contest

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Date: 10/10/2020 5:28:00 PM
congrats, Victor. You really deserved this win here!
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Date: 10/10/2020 9:45:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. "A Wonderful Write." I love your line, "For subjects must be born within the soul." So true. Enjoy your win and weekend......
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Date: 10/8/2020 10:50:00 AM
- Congratulations on your great 2nd place in the contest, my friend Victor :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 10/8/2020 9:35:00 AM
Congrats dear Vic., a great poem and a lovely placement. Be safe. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 10/8/2020 7:42:00 AM
I think many will be able to relate with this one.. You described it very well.. Congratulations on your placement in the contest..
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Date: 10/7/2020 4:00:00 PM
Wonderfully written, Victor. Definitely, a first place write! ~Angie
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Date: 10/7/2020 9:17:00 AM
Is this the writing or the muse? Love it! Linda
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Date: 10/6/2020 12:40:00 PM
Nicely done, Victor, perfect for a win. Harsh deep emotions when our Muse is not working. Good luck in the contest period hugs
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Date: 10/6/2020 4:40:00 AM
- I should happily borrow your muse, Victor - It seems to always be where it should be ... wonderful poem :) - Best wishes in the contest :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 10/5/2020 9:41:00 PM
This is a remarkably well done and stirring description of a lack of inspiration which we all sometimes know. Wonderfully expressive. :)
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Date: 10/5/2020 6:48:00 PM
Let nothing quash your muse. Write something of the history of your island...something we may not know. xx
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Date: 10/5/2020 12:50:00 PM
very well expressed, Victor. So poetic!
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Date: 10/5/2020 12:06:00 PM
Nice one Victor, you are a true poet and one of note my friend. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 10/5/2020 12:00:00 PM
it is when you feel you've lost it that the words and imagination explode... remarkable write, victor... we have intermittent brownouts here.. not my week but sailing on.. huggss
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Date: 10/5/2020 9:44:00 AM
I think our must is never far away from you, I can see her blessing your pen each time you write Victor, You have some really good descriptive words here. I think you must have swallowed the dictionary, lol, good on you, have a wonderful day dear .
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Date: 10/5/2020 8:51:00 AM
I love the way you express your thoughts in your writing, Victor. Good luck in the contest. :)
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Date: 10/5/2020 5:43:00 AM
You are always in a wonderful tune with your Muse of poetry, Victor! An inborn ability to shape your inner thoughts and genuine sentiments into a so beautiful poetry! Always a great pleasure to read what you ink.. A challenging entry! The best of luck! My deepest regards and blessings.
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Date: 10/5/2020 5:38:00 AM
I hear the intensity in your opening lines that many poets feel ...anguish, futile, agitation..who hasn't felt this way from time to time. You are a tremendous writer, Victor and it shows in all your poems. A powerful write, as always.
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Date: 10/5/2020 5:27:00 AM
I hope you find it... a wonderful entry and I wish you well in the contest. Bless you, Love, Gina
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Date: 10/5/2020 1:49:00 AM
A loss of muse, can become a scribble here and there, This poem i have just read, Victor, is far superior, to any of that..love this...
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Date: 10/5/2020 12:44:00 AM
A life event can knock you for six Victor, many of us have been there but over time the words will flow again. Good luck Tom
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