Welcome Home, Muse!

It has seemed to me,

Long years agree,

My Muse had gone astray.

Inspiring rhyme,

My love sublime,

Had wandered far away.

At a loss,

As a ship, wind-tossed,

My pen, it yearned to write.

But the words were gone, and

My pen yearned on

For my Muse had taken flight.

As it is clear

To a writer dear,

A Muse-less heart is hollow.

My heart was sad

And my pen was mad

But the words refused to follow.

Though many things

Inspiration brings,

My pen was poised but dormant.

My heart would burn

For the tides to turn,

But my brain was locked in torment!

But then, one day,

In a hapless way,

I met a fellow poet.

Upon reading his work

I began to smirk

And my Muse returned to show it!

I've alot to say

And a debt to pay

For the smirky inspiration...

The Muse I lacked

Is no longer sacked,

Now it's on to publication!

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sameerk 5 years ago from India

wow nice way to welcome

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Al Blondin 5 years ago from Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Good job! Nice rythm, light and fun.

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Fossillady 5 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

Been reading all your poems and I have enjoyed everyone of them! Nothing like a poem that has rythm and rhyme!

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epigramman 5 years ago

..actually you are my muse!!!!

Your comments to me keep me going - and when I come here at your most hallowed and dignified Hub space - you're still keeping me going!!!!!!

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saddlerider1 5 years ago

I believe your Muse has been found, you have the gift of rhyme like the Epigman..Wonderful music to my ears, loved it and rated UP..

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patdmania 5 years ago from waterford, mi

Keep publishing! Well Done. Fun to read!

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brogan.simpson 5 years ago

i love the riming that you did. well done. keep putting more on i love reading them. i find them fun to read.

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W. K. Hayes 5 years ago from Bryson City, North Carolina

You took the words right out of my mouth...I often joke about my own Muse but the truth is...I would be lost in space without the wonderful Muse that guides my hands. Beautifully, beautiful!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

W.K. Muse is a funny thing, tempermental, elusive at times and quirky. Mine is, anyways. I am just so grateful for the gift that so often just flows through my pen. When the ink runs dry, I get frustrated. I am grateful for your gift as well. Its powerful stuff!

I am humbled by the fan mail you left, especially coming from a professional talent such as yourself. I am so looking forward to sharing more of your work

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