Sinister Sightings

I can’t sleep…I can’t dream. What’s wrong with me?
Floating vowels and consonants, keep– attacking me!
There are no voices, there are no screams.
This Writers’ Block sound is deafening.
Now, here is that incredible urge again,
Forcing me without thought by integrating paper and pen.
To rearrange my thoughts or just my paper jots?
It’s a bad way to be. Really? Inspired by all I see?
I get all excited when the words start to flow.
But trying to collect them gets much harder as I go.
Dark circles, head pounds. I’m compromising my Health?
Turn off my mind! It’s time to go Stealth.
But I can’t rest and now, I can see–
That I am truly Haunted– by Poetry.

In 2008, I wokeup with this Poem already in my head.

Poetry, writers block, pen, paper

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Vic
over 4 years

I wrote a couple of poems about not being able to write. Posted both in this site - Empty Vessel and Letter to a Poet. I quite emphatize because I go through it all the time :)

Vic
Vic
over 4 years

Nice poem BTW

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

Lol... it's a common problem.

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

@Vic: Thank you, Pal.

C.R.Stanger
over 4 years

Ha i love this.. so undeniably true and as figured ...most poets here feel the same way...very relatable both laughing and lamenting going oh the pain of that truth ...always love a poem on writing poems...i haven't been able to do it yet but there are some great ones on this site...this just added to it

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

Awww, Thank you for recognizing the references. Im glad to have written this piece. It marked a turning point not only in my writing but in my life. :)

Enrique Corro
over 4 years

I feel pretty much like that... poetry is to me also a way to let my wounds breath and heal.

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

I can definitely agree with that...Very therapeutic. Thank you.

Robert L. Martin
over 4 years

That is a nice way to be woken up.

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

Right...!?!?! Lol...

Leesaan Robertson
over 4 years

I really like this

Ceasar Poet
Ceasar Poet
over 4 years

I'm so glad you do. Thank you very much.

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