A Jolly Holiday

May 30, 2012
By Anonymous

Blink, blink, blink, blink.
The little black line goes blink.
Blink.
Blink.
Black line on white page,
The paper I would like to save.
Document 5.
Sterile and wide.
All but alive.
Hello.
Tell me.
Do
you
Know
What it is, I am trying to say?
If not, dear friend,
Then go away.

I stare at a screen
And try not to scream.
Get it all out.
Get it all out!
Blink
-ing
Blink
-ing
Black
Line
Wink-
-ing
Heart
Is
Sink
-ing
Fast.
Hello.
I wanted you to know,
You’re killing me quite slow.
But now it seems
That like my dreams
This poem is just another thing
That cannot be.
My heart to show?!
I do not know
How now brown cow?
Click. Click.
Clack. Clack.
Moo.


The author's comments:
Upset, I opened a Microsoft Word Document and tried to sort out my frustrations, but the only thing that came to me was that little, blinking, black line at the top of the page, the line where my words should have been...

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