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Author Name: Freeredsea_greysky 2 Comments
Date Added: May 17, 2011 01:05:45 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
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Breathe life into my lungs.

My lungs
                 are bags without air.

Shriveled, no
                       crumpled, no
                                             Simply at rest,
Plastic shopping bags.

With air I could sing,
             I could speak,
             I could sigh,
             I could whisper to the dark

No.     I think I'll sit.
Drying paint on the wall.
           Do not touch 
I don't need (that) feeling.

                     Inner sha
                                     In yourtia.

In my shawls of inertia
Too tightly am I tucked.
I cannot move, I can't be free.
Simply put, I'm
Author's Notes:
What it feels like without inspiration.
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Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on May 17, 2011 02:20:41 PM Report
Sounds like you need a word bank.  They do help.

You came pretty close to the feeling though.

Good poem


Comment By: FreeHenry M. on May 17, 2011 07:26:36 AM Report
Going through periods without inspiration is very maddening for a writer because even though uninspired, the mind is still swimming with thoughts.   Henry


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