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Aspirations

07 Feb

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Aspirations

Words written, well thought-out

expressions placed upon a blank sheet,

like an energetic artist selling canvas

upon a busy street; waiting to have a painting

bring a price; the poet is patient using time

wisely to write.  Writing, creating gave meaning

to the hunger days, rhymes read, know that

there was delight when someone reads the poems,

a poets appreciation.  Recognition of long days and

nights, living with hunger and fright, to write an

immortal poem remembered like an Angel’s song;

a poet’s aspiration before life is over, before life is

gone. 

 

2016©elizabethannjohnsonmurphree

 

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6 responses to “Aspirations

  1. tmezpoetry

    February 7, 2016 at 12:11 am

    Very illuminating – I like that!

    “Writing, creating gave meaning

    to the hunger days”

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  2. jeanniec258

    February 7, 2016 at 12:38 am

    Eloquent and true.

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  3. reocochran

    February 7, 2016 at 1:42 am

    Oh, such longing, such a great post about writing. To really write a lovely story, poem or book and really know you gave it your “all.” This would complete a writer’s dream, Elizabeth.

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  4. sedge808

    February 7, 2016 at 2:03 am

    superb

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  5. milliethom

    February 15, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    Very true of all aspiring writers and artists of all types. Such hope, carried along during the long days of intense creativity. Lovely poem.

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