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Intimidation

There is nothing
so intimidating
as the blank page.

Stare at the paper
Empty
A sheet of snow
Fresh
A still pond
Undisturbed.

Must I
be the one

to cause the first ripple
to make the first footprint
to write the first word

?

Remember, we have a plan

Focus.
Pick up the pen.
Poise on the paper
tip down.

Write.



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StarlingChild This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 24, 2010 at 7:31 pm
So true, so true. I could totally relate to your poem. I suffer from writer's block all the time; this poem says it all. Oh, the woes of writing! ;) Good job!
 
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