Sammi’s Weekend Prompt

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A Sip and a Nib

The poet sits and stares,
then doodles and sketches,
wondering where this will lead.

A sip from the cup of wisdom,
a wandering stare looks
through a window, searching
for worldly ineffable words
of brilliant order, expressing
the unspeakable, describing
all indescribable forbidden things.

A pen finds the artist’s hand,
familiar fingers hold its frame
and place the nib upon paper.

It begins: a poet’s search
for perfection and beauty.

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Look both ways through the window of inspiration.
Mind the gaps for perfect words. 

8 thoughts on “Sammi’s Weekend Prompt

      1. When I read how you reacted to the prompt and the sequence of writing (even looking it up), then reading your poem, I realized we did the same things and arrived with a similar messages.

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