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The Empty Writer

Updated on March 3, 2011

He lived in a world of fantasy,
Romance his drug of choice.
His sword of tender verbiage
drew blood without a voice.
He presented as a gentleman
whose heart was unfulfilled
offered his undying love
to fertile lands untilled.
He seemed to have a keen sixth sense,
could smell a wounded bird...
claimed he was of guileless heart
then stalked with bow of word.
Silently he would appear and
chose his victims well
by wooing them with compliments
into his lap they fell.
He would fill their goblets with
the promise of a kiss...
his whisperings of passion led
his targets to such bliss.
These sweet romantic interludes
would feed his fantasy...
plying words of passion that
evoked their ecstasy.
And then before they knew it,
once he had had his fill...
the fodder he had foraged
onto paper he would spill.
He lived in a world of fantasy
romance his drug of choice...
gleaned his inspiration from
blood drawn without a voice.

"Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved.".


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      6 years ago

      Thanks, Max! You are too kind!

    • BeyondMax profile image


      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      So beautiful, captivating and enchanting, exquisite piece.

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      attemptedhumor, thanks so much! It means the world to me!

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      7 years ago from Australia

      Romance! Akin to skipping over stepping stones in quicksand, as with this hub. Risky but worth it

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      7 years ago from NewJersey

      very nice writing. your word use is very thought out and it works beautifully. im glad i found a fellow writer. feel free to read/critique some of my work, too, please :)

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Thank you kindly, vrb! yes, romance is a drug unto its own, indeed.

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      Vernon Bradley 

      7 years ago from Yucaipa, California

      Quite a "nice" (hate word nice) rhythm to your "work." Like the way the words, phrases, and sentences flow. And romance is quite the drug! Welcome to hubpages. Looking forward to reading more.


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      Houa Lor 

      7 years ago from Minnesota

      What a wonderful write! I enjoyed it a lot.

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Thank you, kathryn1000. I so appreciate your visit and comment!

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      7 years ago from London

      Very well written.I like it.

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Nell and lyjo, thanks so much!

    • lyjo profile image


      7 years ago

      Wow...impressive, what feeling! Welcome!

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      Nell Rose 

      7 years ago from England

      Hi, you really are good! lol I think Epi, above said it all! love it, cheers nell

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Ladda Boomnee, Its an honor to be your fan! and thanks for the awesome comment!

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      Ladda Boonmee 

      7 years ago from Vancouver

      Hi No_Clue,

      Thank you for being my fan and nice to meet you. This hub is very wonderful :)

    • No_Clue profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Epigramman, It's an honor to meet you. Your reputation precedes you like a runway red carpet! I read Fossillady's hub about merit rave reviews! That gives your comment to my first hub much weight, indeed! Thank you! I most humbly thank you!

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      7 years ago

      ..absolutely brilliant my new HUB friend - there is nothing empty about your writing that's for sure - it's so full of rich imagery and has a cinematic quality to it which allows me to imagine visuals but at the same time to be in awe of the words you choose .......


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