Matthew Edward Peterson

Rookie - 0 Points (12/21/1983 / Salt Lake City, UT)

The Non-Existent Writers Block - Poem by Matthew Edward Peterson

when there is nothing to write
there is nothing to say
when there is nothing to say
the mind speaks in silence
 
writers block, you see
is in the trickery of things
and trickery can fool
even the best of minds
 
but having nothing to say
is a dear blessing
for when the mind is silent
there is solitude
 
and contemplation
and recognition
and ammunition
and wonder
and awe
 
there is no time
there is no limit
no deadline
in this game of sorts
 
and the words will come 
if you ask them
but to force your pen
for pens ambition
 
is frustration
 
can't you see
so clear el lee
that the force is in your forcing
and without a push comes abundance

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/9/2012 1:11:00 AM)


    Spot-On! A Mind empty of thought, idea, imagescape...be it a nebulous concept at times..is still poetic lightening in a bottle.True Writers & Poets do not ever lose the ability to create...even temporarilly...Like everything else within the Third-Eye of a quiller...It's all psychological...for better and for worse...and it is the worse that 'tricks AS YOU SAY! wELL dONE ~fJr~ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 9, 2012


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