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Blank Verse MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   I miss the keyboard,

even the pen

that always


leaving behind

trademark blots


blue ink.


I try to

I remember.

Those days

I would write and


but now

my refrigerator door

stays empty

and cold.

Magnetic fruit beg for a purpose.

I sit.

At a blank screen

where the cruel cursor

winks at me,

in mockery.

I used to know how.

I would type and create


In just thirty minutes,

I'd have my own Bob Ross painting.

But now the words vanish,

as I search for the next thing to write ...

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on Aug. 23 2010 at 9:36 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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I have definetely experienced this before. I love this piece, great job! Check out my work if you want :)

Ampersand GOLD said...
on Aug. 23 2010 at 4:33 pm
Ampersand GOLD, Mount Desert, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"RedVines! What the hell can't they do?"

I absolutely feel your pain. I'm experiencing the same thing right now.

Fabulous poem!

on Aug. 1 2010 at 11:41 pm
christin.bass SILVER, Eagle River, Alaska
8 articles 0 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
you will never make it big if you dream small. youll never learn if your living in the past and youll never understand if you were to fast forward, just press play and live!

This is very relateable. I really enjoyed it. Your writing has this certain simplicity that is so great.

on Aug. 1 2010 at 8:51 pm
munkyman95 GOLD, Medway, Other
18 articles 1 photo 100 comments

Favorite Quote:
I will become, what I know I am' Michael Jordan

That was actually amazing....i could feel the emotion :)

on Aug. 1 2010 at 11:10 am
MelanieLouise PLATINUM, Plymouth, Minnesota
37 articles 0 photos 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
to live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong

you captured a feeling most writers get and you did it well :) keep writing, Mel

coly33 BRONZE said...
on Jun. 18 2010 at 7:28 pm
coly33 BRONZE, Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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wow exellent u captured the way i and many other writers feel when i get writers block absoloutly amazing


on May. 27 2010 at 5:19 pm
mpacheco15 BRONZE, Montclair, New Jersey
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I think that it does. I know how they feel. Your Ronaldinho, on top of the world. Then you're falling, barely able to grasp your life blood. Life skill.

on May. 27 2010 at 5:04 pm
olympian-queen, Charleston, South Carolina
0 articles 0 photos 39 comments

Favorite Quote:
Yesterday is history. Tommorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift that's why they call it the present.

add more of a puch!

good concept and good ideas. just show the reader why you haven't been able to do it.. show the reader more feeling. we get that you are somewhat depressed but use words that punch the reader and make them FELL YOU! i can see it but i don't really believe that it is a major problem.

on May. 27 2010 at 9:55 am
Chinadoll BRONZE, Dallas, Texas
3 articles 0 photos 172 comments
That was awesome!! Moving and true! Exact same way for me!

on May. 27 2010 at 7:03 am
abigaildianne SILVER, New Albany, Indiana
5 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never Fall for someone unless they're willing to catch you

That was great(:

on May. 5 2010 at 9:32 pm
sparkofheart GOLD, Plymouth, Minnesota
16 articles 2 photos 254 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Always" - Severus Snape

very cool :)

on Apr. 13 2010 at 6:51 am
Whisperer PLATINUM, O&#39Fallon, Illinois
24 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be hated for who i am, than loved for who I'm not~Anonymous

No individual has any right to come into and out of this world without leaving distinct and legit reasons for having passed through.~Anonymous

i really like this piece. very moving :)

check out my stuff if you like

on Mar. 22 2010 at 6:04 pm
LittleMissWhimsical SILVER, Saginaw, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I wonder about all roads not taken and am moved to quote Frost...but won't. It is sad to be able only to mouth other poets. I want someone to mouth me." Miss Sylvia Plath

Love it! I feel the same way...

on Mar. 22 2010 at 4:18 pm
Schickster SILVER, Ithaca, New York
5 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." -Mark Twain

ive heard several poems about writer's block, but i liked this one the most. nice job!

BlueFoot GOLD said...
on Feb. 6 2010 at 3:05 pm
BlueFoot GOLD, Reston, Virginia
18 articles 0 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life passes most people by while they're making grand plans for it,"


A very creative poem about a personal loss of creativity

on Dec. 24 2009 at 12:55 am
Only,I PLATINUM, Taylorville, Illinois
45 articles 17 photos 123 comments

Favorite Quote:
This too shall pass.

Ooooh, lovely. I like it a lot. (:

Duckie430 said...
on Nov. 10 2009 at 12:13 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
0 articles 0 photos 229 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

this is really imaginative & creative. good job.

Yourmamma said...
on Oct. 6 2009 at 12:07 pm
i loved this poem bc it was very experising. i enjoyed when you mamma told to me.