Writer's Block

January 7, 2012
I really don’t think you realize that
I’ve put my best pens to the test
Black and blue and green and red
I swore that I wouldn’t rest

I’ve tried and tried and tried to write
My clumsy tribute to your face
They told me to write the things I know
But who knows love and all its ways?

The right words won’t fall into place
Cross-outs and white-outs litter these lines
This crumpled-up sheet’s quite a nightmare
Of black holes, dead ends, and never-minds

Your lips are red but not too red
Is that a color? I can’t explain
Why your legs are long, your eyes are blue
Or why this attraction is even sane

The words won’t come, the pen won’t move
But you’ll never see this anyway
No amount of rhyming or pretty words
Will make your fleeting feelings stay

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so_joy said...
Sept. 8, 2012 at 9:45 pm
Great! I throughly enjoyed reading this!  Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!
Silver2black said...
Jan. 29, 2012 at 7:24 am
Nice share, I like the creative style, but not that clear to me, Very good !
BookHunter said...
Jan. 10, 2012 at 8:18 pm
Again! WONDERFUL. Beautiful. And you did it ^^ You're now an official author 8D AW YEAH.
pigi5 said...
Jan. 9, 2012 at 11:09 pm
LOVE YOU and your work cutie, keep it up!
BubleOutLoud said...
Jan. 9, 2012 at 10:54 pm
You're a published author! :D Congratulations! :) *throws confetti in the air*
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