Michael Ardizzone

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I Hate Writing - Poem by Michael Ardizzone

The ability to torture the reader,
Like other writers torture me,
Is a comfort.

It is the most accursed blessing.

It is the Divine torture:
The impetus to action
Driven by physical inaction—
Internal reaction to push
(perhaps too far for its own good)
new ideas to the brink of reality
only to be dashed—
crushed by the end.

Comments about I Hate Writing by Michael Ardizzone

  • (1/27/2008 2:06:00 PM)

    Okay, I laugh. Definitely a reason to write and well put. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/17/2007 10:25:00 PM)

    haa haaa! wonderfully put! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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