Inspiration strikes like a match In an afternoon monsoon microburst Of clichés, tired and trite The obligatory opening and closing Threadbare and uninspired A triple-dose of banal, twice-told Allegories, tedious, tiresome So much effort for the stale and pedestrian How much time did you spend Polishing that dime-store bauble of yours You so pretentiously loft […]

via On Writing (Yet Another) — The Stories In Between

In this wonderful poem River explores what it is like to write and to doubt; he really is a sublime poet and I hope that you’ll check out his work as I, for one, am absolutely in awe of it!

Lisa x

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