smothered

words smothered
with doubt
creativity stifled
by uncertainty
each sentence
rewritten
discarded
in scrumpled heaps
there is nothing
of worth
here

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17 thoughts on “smothered

  1. If you are in fact trying to describe your own writing, I would have to disagree. There is worth indeed for those who read. Who read and feel and interpret. You encourage thought. You urge hearts to feel.

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    1. Thank you George. Yes at the time I wrote this I was feeling very doubting of my abilities with poetry, photography, and indeed everything in life really. I do appreciate you taking the time to remind me that there is something of worth here 🙂

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  2. I love your work. If you are interested in writing a poetry duet with me, let me know. You can see poetry duets on my blog. Visit me on Tryst if you think you may want to write with me! 😉 ~ jen

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    1. What a kind offer 🙂 The only duets I have done have been with the person who became my love, my soul, my partner, so my experience of them is very personal. I’m not sure about doing others … but it is lovely that you like my poetry enough to consider it. I will ponder …

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      1. Sounds goodThey are a cool experience.. Unpredictable.. You never know how they turn out. I enjoy them, and have only written with two others. You, my dear, are the first person I’ve ever asked to write with me. It’s OK if you chose not to.. I still enjoy your work! Come find me if you wish…. ~ Jen

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