Sunday, February 26, 2012

Prompt 209: Muse

I Rhyme Without Reason blogger Leo's prompt, muse, is up this week. Here is his poem:

What has befallen me?
I continue to struggle
to put heart on paper
when its rivers, flooding
break dams and flow
in unconquerable anger
in unquenchable thirst
become one with me
where the soul lives
Muse, fairest maiden
be kind to my longing
for my words do feel
dead, unseen by all
like the stillborn child
till you, lady of magic
get them alive again
and with them, me
for, I, do live in words

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  1. A wonderful prompt, thanks Leo. I enjoyed your poem too.

    Mr. Linky, where are you????

    My poem is at:

    1. I'm glad I stayed up late to make sure it (didn't) work. I checked this afternoon and re-installed the code just in case something was wrong (there was no evidence of a problem). And it still didn't work. I think I may have to code directly from Google and not from my editor locally. I don't know. But I'll run a test to see. At least I caught it tonight and not hours later tomorrow morning. grrrrrrrrrrrr

  2. Thanks Andree. That was good of you to check right away. Seems fine now!

  3. Strangely enough, my response to your previous "elemental" prompt was accidentally a response to this one too:
    My Elemental Muse (Limerick)

  4. I often feel that the lady muse is not in residence. Nice prompt, one that everyone is familiar with.