THE BARD’S OFFICE

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What use to be his office~

Is all mine now. ~

What was his writing space~

Is now my creative place.

I inherited his dictionary~

A new battery for his spellchecker~

Needs to be obtained. ~

I cherish now his tools~

Which helped him to be famed.

Pictures he had gathered~

For his books~

Are piled behind me~

In their own little nook.

The Bard of Ratlum~

Cherished objects~

Still decorate the room~

Now bitter sweet memories~

Paint my mind with happy times to gloom.

Hard copy writings~

Are most likely his words~

We might not of yet heard~

Although to bring myself to now read them~

My grief does detour.

Stacked near my computer~

I have some of his readings he liked best~

The Lutheran Hymnal, A book on Robert Frost~

The private writings of a poet~

That in the old days had been lost.

Photographs hang on the wall~

Of the Bard and his cronies~

Some of them your average folk~

Others some famous blokes~

All of which he prized highly.

What use to be his office~

Is all mine now. ~

What was his writing space~

Is now my creative place.

I have since added my own special~

Paraphernalia~

From the verses of Robert Louis Stevenson~

To pink sticky notes~

As I tackle my own writing challenges~

In once the Bard of Ratlum’s home.

By

Lisa J. Warner

AKA

Lisa Luv

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Joanne M Olivieri 3 years ago

Lisa, I really love this. A tribute of memories that you have inherited will inspire you and your writing. Voted Up!


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Joanne M Olivieri Thank You so much! Have a wonderful day!


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Well done Lisa.. I love your format and the flow and I can relate.. beautifully done

hugs and blessings

sharing

Debbie


Vincent Moore 3 years ago

The ghosts of writers past and present will evolve in your space you now call your own, let them whisper to you their sweet words, listen carefully my poet and your Muse will inspire your gifts and creations. Then you will write and share with your fellows and followers. Peace and blessings I send to you this day. Voted Up and shared.


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

@Deborah Brooks thank you Deborah I am so glad you can relate.. Sending blessings for your day.


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

@Vincent Moore Thank you for reading my little poem as well I do so much appreciate your inspiring words... Wishing you an AWESOME DAY!


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torrilynn 3 years ago

Hi Lisa,

really great article that you have here

very beautiful and insightful

thanks for the read

Voted up and shared.


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

torrilynn Thank You... Sending blessings your way.


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Laurinzo Scott 3 years ago from Phoenix, Az.

Indeed

This is a very well done piece Lisa

Definitely voted up... you are a master of this style!!!!


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank You My kindred spirit Laurinzo Scott! I do appreciate your very kind words.. Have a fun evening!


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

What a wonderful place to find inspiration warmth and creativity!... loved it, beautifully done.


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

tobusiness Thank You very much... I also loved your style...


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xstatic 3 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

This is a lovely poem filled with detail of that the narrator has inherited.

Well done!


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

xstatic Thank You so much for your kind words and how nice of you to stop by. May you have a wonderful rest of your day!


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nighthag 3 years ago from Australia

THis conjures up in so few words, the love of writing that so many of us persue, the grand history that we aspire to meet as well as the quaint writing nook that so many of us dream of creating.

A perfect painting of words, that I simply loved


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank You nighthag . What thoughtful nice words you graced this page with... May you have a wonderful day!


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secondimage 3 years ago from From a place lost in time and space

'We might not of yet heard~' If I can criticize constructively, this needs to be corrected.


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secondimage 3 years ago from From a place lost in time and space

What use to be his office~ What used to be his office.


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Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

'We might not of yet heard~' If I can criticize constructively, this needs to be corrected. Why secondimage does it need to be corrected?

and also What use to be his office~ What used to be his office.

Why should I change the way I want it said?

secondimage If I may use some constructive criticism in reverse on you?

Personally I do think you might have a good grasp of writing, but I do not think you have taken hold of the multi faceted comprehension of different forms of poetry.

You certainly do not appreciate, like or are able to grasp my style of poetry writing. Maybe if you study other types of poetry as well as different styles of any type of writings you might some day be able to understand mine.

I thank you for your attention, but for now I think it would be better if you broadened your repertoire of different styles of writings before you attempt constructive criticism on my poetry. Thank You for your consideration and compliance to this matter.

Sincerely,

Lisa


Ruthi 2 years ago

What wonderful verse you have written, in love and appreciation.


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Lisa Luv 2 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank you very much Ruthi ...Have a peace filled day!


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

A truly wonderful read Lisa and thank you again for sharing. Voting up and wishing you a good weekend.

Lots of love from Wales.

Eddy.


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Lisa Luv 2 years ago from Conneticut, USA Author

Thank you Eiddwen.... Big loving HUGS from Connecticut USA...!

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