Never Mind



“The poet is a light

and winged and holy thing,

and there is no invention

in him until he has been

inspired and is out of his senses,

and the mind is no longer in him.”

~ Plato, Ion





thinking begins

the spirit intercedes

poetry evolves of itself





oppressive damp heat

summer begins to invade

nature adapts well




words are both sounds and shapes

waiting to be both heard and seen

providing incredible unrealistic escapes

delivering lines we can read between


words are a source of inspiration

the minds eye seeks out a definition

finding the right word can lead to frustration

voices singing and dancing, a mad apparition


stories by inference or partially told

using the script to create an illusion

rich and meaningful or just fools gold

having the reader draw their own conclusion


too many words makes it hard to stop

will anyone really truly comprehend

best leave the moral lessons to Aesop

and conclude this brainchild with the standard

“The End”


ME and the Boss







About merb010

Spring Hill, FL, United States Two nice old folks just hanging out, not hurting a bug or anything larger. The years have been kind to us and we now we are enjoying our golden years reading and writing. We are grateful for the God given talents that we now use to help others. View all posts by merb010

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