David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

The Writings Of A Writer - Poem by David Harris

When my life is in despair
Against the wall I stand
And out the window stare
Towards the soft clouds
That seem to drift over head
Then in my mind a thought
Buds and blooms into an inspiration
My hand reaches out for papers and pen
Then as thoughts materialize in my mind
Words to describe it become frequent
Then with pen in hand and paper against the wall
I begin to describe everything my mind saw
Things of beauty, things grotesque
Moments of happiness, moments of stress
All captured within an inspiration
After a moments thought
And put down on paper
As a poem, book or a song
After it has been manipulated into shape
Within all the tenderness it can get
The format is laid out and the final closing set

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  • (3/10/2007 11:42:00 AM)

    A therapeutic piece about the therapeutic powers of the pen.... grand. t x (Report)Reply

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  • (2/27/2007 4:39:00 PM)

    The Wall we have all been there, then Inspiration comes again like an old friend... i like this David... it speaks to all of us...10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, January 24, 2011

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