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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

NaPoWriMo 2013 (playing catch up) Day 7 & 8

I Voyage Through the Unknown ~ NaPoWriMo 2013 Day 7

“A mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of Thought, alone.” ~ William Wordsworth
No one knows the me I silence.
I am adrift in imagination
where there is no lifeboat,
or oar that knows which
shore I seek.

I stare into the light of dreams
that shines only for my illumination.
To ask another to warm their thoughts
with the words that burn my skin
would have them rush to confirm my lunacy.

I will sail as far as the wind will take me
upon this strange sea that beckons my thoughts
to ride the frothed waves of the unknown.

©Susie Clevenger 2013

At Real Toads Kerry is celebrating the birthday of William Wordsworth. She offered quotes by William to jump start our creativity. A Birthday in April ~ Wordsworth


 Of Letters and Song NaPoWriMo 2013 Day 8

I can sing the alphabet song
with childish enthusiasm,
but grow taciturn when the letters
refuse to hold hands to complete my verse.

©Susie Clevenger 2013


Margaret said...

I think artists to some extant can all relate to this! I really like it (crazy you ;)

Sherry Blue Sky said...

I LOVE the Wordsworth poem, "no...oar that knows which shore I seek"....and sailing as far as the wind will take you - brilliant!

Fireblossom said...

Susie, I have reviewed "Dirt Road Dreams" at my blog and also on Goodreads.com. I hope you like the review. :-)

Mama Zen said...

The first is beautiful work, but the second? That one speaks my name!

Jinksy said...

Thumbs up for both of these. Well done you - better late than never! ♥

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