2014 #200

Sometimes the mind finds a soft sweet spot
brimming more nutrients than slime cast
from the mill, gifted with a free

flight though too short a flight
for the flight attendant to bother
with getting herself gussy much

or to pour more than an amber
elixir as a complimentary
comfort shooter because by then

the poor old has-been willow
who pines nights away by the ancient brook,
with a weary huff reminds the millwheel

who also is not very relevant
these days either that casting
slime no longer makes much splash

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About Timmy the Scribbler

Love to write all kinds of stuff I love writing so many different kinds of stuff it is a constant struggle to narrow the focus to a manageable handful and let the others go. But a few years ago I dipped my fingers into a poetry pie and of all my uncertainties, one thing that is no uncertainty is that it is one passion that must remain, so maybe that's the one. I do dearly delight in chopping up fictional works into stanzas and syllables.
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2 Responses to 2014 #200

  1. Certainly a unique perspective, i like it very much

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    • I got bit pretty hard when I discovered the world of self-publishing, all the options available to the aspiring writer/wordsmith/poet. I’m incurably drawn to it. However, when I read over stuff I work on to put out there, I see how much it sucks and how much work it needs. But sometimes it reads okay. Sometimes it reads more than okay. Like last night. For a few minutes, my head got into a zone of pure freewheeling enjoyment, and I was really liking the material I’m working on. Then without so much as a whispered warning, the perspective changed, and I couldn’t stand it. Or just saw how much needs further development – or given up on. In all this I find it really fascinating how the mind works, how and why perceptions shift and sometimes like a flash.

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