ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Compulsion - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

Writers must write: They are possessed
by inner demons who insist
That they must write and they know best.
We lack the power to resist.
We have no choice we are compelled
all of our secret thoughts to share.
However random or misspelled
our inner demons do not care
Put pen to paper and compose
is their command and we obey
by writing poetry or prose.
They know we dare not disobey.
If we don’t write we know no rest.
As any writer will attest.


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  • (11/11/2007 6:00:00 PM)

    Hi Ivor! Your described Compulsion of a poet's true, an inner being keeps pushing
    through, to make the poets thoughts renew! A * 10 *! ! !
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011

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