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That's Why I Write

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Whenever I pick my pen
To let my muddled thoughts flow,
Words fly helter skelter from my brain
Like a flock of sheep pursued by a lion.
I write to watch grief float away into oblivion
Like dandelion seeds ruffled by a mischievous wind.
Like the smirk lurking on Cupid's cheeks as he scurries away
After the  crime of love is perpetrated,
I write to carry out the mischief of pricking  with laughter.
And as I watch millilitre by millilitre my ink spin art upon wood,

I smile darkly with an air of one
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: poetry
Jesking Amu 18 April 2018

This is a very beautiful piece well penned in such an artistic manner! you are a true artist. Thanks for sharing.

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Darwin Henry Beuning 02 January 2016

Oduro, I can relate to this poem. Very nice! !

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Edward Kofi Louis 03 December 2015

For the tired and weary; but, with the hope of life. Nice work. Thanks for sharing.

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Anita Sharma 18 November 2015

well descriptive loved and liked

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Allotey Abossey 03 June 2015

Well written, biut'ful.

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Abekah Emmanuel 16 September 2014

Beautiful piece of work. Yes, with some and many of these reasons, that we all write. Sincerely, you have done well.....great effort!

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Chinedu Dike 13 September 2014

This is excellent. Simply put, poetry at its best. Awesome work of art by a Master poet. Hold on let me put it in my Favourite List...

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