Poem about Writer's Block - Haiku for Writers

Crumpled papers
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Writer's Frustration


Steaming, pressure up,

Crumpled papers, burst out curse--

Fuming! Sighs . . . . I'm done.


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Victoria,

Just brilliant! We can all relate to this! Excellent job Vicki!


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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

That's one haiku writers know too well! Great, Vicki, voted up.


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

That's why I don't write on paper any longer; way too expensive! Fun read Vicki!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Josh! I SURE can relate tonight!!!!!


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Steadman11 4 years ago

I am sure we've all felt this way! It's Perfect! And I agree with billybuc, this is why I don't use paper anymore!


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Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

Victoria, brilliant haiku! Amazing, 17 syllables and it still read like a volcano exploding!


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arb 4 years ago from oregon

She has a sense of humor! This was terriffic. If this all came easy, where would the treasure be?


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cclitgirl 4 years ago from Western NC

Aw, I hope after walking away it got better. :) You'll get it! You'll do it!! :)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, midget38! I totally agree!


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GiblinGirl 4 years ago from New Jersey

That made me smile in understanding - anyone who writes has definitely been there.


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

hahaha nice one Victoria!! I like it.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Bill, at least it's cheaper than throwing my laptop across the room. LOL!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Steadman--LIke I told billybuc, paper is cheaper than a crumpled up laptop. hahaha!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Jools! I was the exploding volcano, so I'm glad the haiku came across that way. Thanks for the input!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

I guess you're right, arb. Very well said. :-)


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TToombs08 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

You hit the nail on the head, V! Great job. :)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Still working on it, CC, but it's getting better. It's a learning experience, right?


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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

I know how you feel when words don't come, curse curse scream.

Voted up awesome and interesting, Joyce.


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molometer 4 years ago

You said it Victoria. It can be very frustrating writing a haiku poem. You got it just right this time though.


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timthechirpinbyrd 4 years ago from Newport News, VA

I couldn't have said it better myself. I like what you said to billybuc, "paper is cheaper than a crumpled up laptop. hahaha!" Classic.


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jonmcclusk 4 years ago from Cinnaminson, New Jersey

Excellent poem, instant writer's block cure.


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

I was writing you

and guess what fell in my lap

Another idea


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teaches12345 4 years ago

I can feel the frustration and know the anguish!


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europewalker 4 years ago

Awesome haiku and how true. Very relatable, glad to know others are going through the same thing:)


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Laurinzo Scott 4 years ago from Phoenix, Az.

Incredible tribute to the art of writing, and the haiku style of poetry...Wow!


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Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

haha...so relate to this scenario, Vicki.

many votes!!


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vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

I could feel the tension...great choice of words! Voted up!


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I can relate...Cheers


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Hyphenbird 4 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

Been there-felt that! It is funny how we scream "I am done!" and continue on without pause. Thanks Victoria. I enjoyed your poem.


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Just Ask Susan 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

I too can so well relate to your haiku :) Excellent!


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Claudia Tello 4 years ago from Mexico

Funny and very witty, my favorite Haiku until now. I am sharing this one with my facebook friends.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

GiblinGirl--Glad you can understand! :-) Writers definitely can!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

unknown spy--So glad you like it!!! I also like that you're from Neverland. I never want to grow up either. :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, TT! Boy, did I feel it when i wrote that!!!!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Joyce, thanks! Yes, it does sound like you know how it feels!!!!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Aw, molometer. Thank you so much!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

timthechripinbyrd--haha! Glad you liked my comment to billybuc. I couldn't resist!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, jonmcclusk. You're right; I just had to take a break to express my frustration! Thanks!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Mhatter--I'm glad you were inspired! I'll have to check it out!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

teaches, I know you do! Thanks!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

europewalker--I think any writer can probably relate, huh? Thanks for the comment!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Laurinzo--Wow, what a compliment! Thanks so much!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Ruchira! I'm sure you can! Thanks so much!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, vespawoolf! It was VERY tense. LOL. Thanks for the vote up!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, always exploring. Cheers to you, too!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Hyphenbird--Yes, so true! We say we're done but never can really be!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Susan, I'm so glad you can relate--and glad you came by! Thanks!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Claudia--Glad you like the haiku! thanks for sharing it with your friends!


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carter06 4 years ago from Cronulla NSW

Yep!! I hear ya...feel for ya...have to lol again after shouting:) cheers


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

LOL, carter! Cheers right back at ya!


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Leftyfusion1888 4 years ago from Alexandria, NH

Very funny, made me laugh

Words sewn together

I cringe,its been a long time since i tired to write a haiku.

Dammit! I forgot the rules!

Too many lines??

(major fail on my part...I'm better at poems)

: ) great job!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Leftyfusion--I love your comment. Very nice! Great effort! Syllables of 5, next line 7, next line 5. Go for it!

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