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Writer's Block

I tried to write a poem, A little while ago, But I couldn't find the muse, The words just wouldn't flow. I started with the standard stuff, A poem or some prose. But inspiration left me dry, The floodgates all were closed. So next I tried my hand at rhyme, The nursery kind for tykes. But all that came was trite and lame, The kind that no kid likes. Then after that I tried to pen A couple lines free-verse, But that attempt completely failed; Results were even worse. Thus, at the frayed end of my rope I tried just one last time, A limerick, I thought, was in my grasp; Alas, it did not rhyme. So that's the end. I'll write no more. My inspiration's flown. I couldn't write to save my life. My creative mind is blown.

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Date: 8/18/2008 12:40:00 PM
Jason Congratulations on your great featured write this week! Laura :)
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Date: 8/18/2008 12:28:00 PM
So funny and cute. I love poems with a sense of humor.
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Date: 8/18/2008 11:49:00 AM
Jasen - You know when I find myself struggling for words what I do is pour myself into reading others poetry - I find that when I read others work like Sharon's for example it just inspires me - I enjoyed and relate to your poem - Congrats on being featured this week
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Date: 8/18/2008 10:05:00 AM
What a wonderful and delightful write....nothing lame about this jewel. Congratulations on being featured this week!! Nicole
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Date: 8/18/2008 7:49:00 AM
Congratulations Jason, on "Writer's Block" being featured. Vince
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Date: 8/18/2008 6:45:00 AM
Congratulations Jason on this clever and enjoyable poem being featured this week. Love, Shar
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Date: 8/18/2008 3:28:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/17/2008 1:52:00 PM
Interesting reflection on writing. Nice use of rhyme. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Karen
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