I've lost my muse

By Shikiryu



I dont know what to write!!!
my muse has flown the coop,
She's left me to handle mad metaphors chasing swift similes.
I have writer's block, my mind is truly void,
Random lyrics apparate into my mindscape...
To get cursed into oblivion by the conjurer of boredom.
My mind is empty,
I struggle to find some form of poetic coherence,
To bring order to the non-existent chaos.
I grasp at straws, clutch at cliches,
I try to use awesome, alliterated assonance, pooled with mumbled metaphors and satrical similies...
To no avail.
This all sounds scripted,
Like lines from a shoddy Elizibathan play.
I dont know what to write!!!
I'm like a anguished kaleidescope of emptiness,
In turmoil with nothing.
My muse is gone,
Leaving me...... Here...
Alone... Misunderstood....
I can't even end this neatly!
Is this the end???

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Copyright 2015 Shikiryu
Published on Friday, November 6, 2015.     Filed under: "Depressed" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

I really need help
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  • Cattarax On Sunday, August 4, 2019, Cattarax (229)By person wrote:

    When this happens read!! Words can be very muse.ical ~*Cat*~

  • Shikiryu On Monday, August 5, 2019, Shikiryu (71)By person wrote:

    icy what you did there

  • A former member wrote: A smooth flowing choice of words.. I read this out loud to myself and found myself mesmerised by the sound. Very nicely done, I do agree that writers block is somewhat of an annoyance.. We all will experience this sometime during our time.. I sometimes struggle to find the words to describe the way I'm feeling. Or even better yet, finding a suitable name.. For the most simple things are sometimes the hardest. Great job though, I genuinely enjoyed this.

  • River Lily On Friday, November 6, 2015, River Lily (1018)By person wrote:

    there is inspiration in everything..everyday and its usually right in front of us..it's up to us to capture it ..One good way to handle writers block is to try the write for 15mins non stop anything and everything that comes to mind no matter how silly or odd it seems just write it ..at some point something should click somewhere and maybe you can pull apart the diff things you penned down and put it together..I'm not sayin it will work but doesnt hurt to try.. Nicely penned I hate writers block Scholar

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Friday, November 6, 2015, TropicalSnowstorm (1755)By person wrote:

    Well done! I enjoyed this and I think most writers have been through this at one time or another. Ciao, T/S Scholar

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