Poetry Process

I sit
And write.
Pen gripped
Too tight.

I ponder
And think
Of words
That don't stink.

I try
To create
Poems that

Some do,
Some don't.
But give up,
I won't.


Linda B said...

I think I needed this now; I am stuck for my next post. Sometimes it just takes time... I like it, Bridget!

Liz Steinglass said...

I love that the goal is words that don't stink. It's always best to set reasonable goals. : )

Bridget Magee said...

I'm glad this struck a cord with you, Linda. Facing that blank page/screen can be and is so hard. Grip that pen and let it flow! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Liz. Some days getting words on paper is tough enough let alone not stinking! LOL! Alas, some of my poems are definitely aromatic. =)

Joy said...

I knew I should have called you. I'm glad that you don't quit and keep writing poetry. I enjoy your poems.

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Joy!

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