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Writer's Block: A short poem about writer's block and how frustrating it can be when your ideas come to nothing
Posted by Rabbit Stu, May 8, 2008. 2184 views. ID = 1270

Writer's Block

Posted by Rabbit Stu, May 8, 2008. 2184 views. ID = 1270
This post was written in 4 minutes.
Ah. Finally I got SOMETHING written!
This post has been awarded 33 stars by 7 readers.

I got up this morning and thought I would write
A sonnet most wonderful, cheerful and bright,
But as I sat thinking of what I'd compose,
My thoughts were all scrambled; my brain simply froze.
It seems that my muses all chose to conspire,
And my clever ideas got stuck in the mire.
My rhymes were all stupid, my rhythm was shot,
And my poem was utterly lacking in plot.
I despise writer's block with a passionate hate -
For a writer like me it's the most horrid fate.
If my muses are dead, and they can't be revived,
Then it feels like the end of the world has arrived.

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Josiah T.
May 8, 2008
AHA!!! Yes!!! That's exactly how I feel!!!! :-P
   ~Posted by Josiah T., May 8, 2008

May 8, 2008
   ~Posted by Mathax, May 8, 2008

May 8, 2008
Aww! Poor Rabbit! Well, I'm glad that it looks like your muses *aren't* dead. ;-)
   ~Posted by Katie, May 8, 2008

Rabbit Stu
May 8, 2008
Well, it took me a long time to resurrect the muses. I had so many false starts on this writing prompt it wasn't even funny. Then when I decided to write a poem about not being able to write a poem, it didn't occur to me immediately that I could make it fit the writing prompt! :)
   ~Posted by Rabbit Stu, May 8, 2008

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