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Write of Passages.

Updated on June 15, 2022
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Artist, actor, poet, teacher, songwriter & actor with 4,000 poems & almost 1,000 songs written, performed recorded & published on line.

So many passages left to write, life is full of adventure, catch a ride.

Each of us is entitled to write of our passages through life.

In the stillness of the night, 
and in the wee hours 
of the mourn, 
when sleep is a 

d~~~ a ~~~ r ~~~ t ~~~i ~~~~ n~~~ g 

we cannot catch, 
thoughts intrude.
Niggling urges overwhelm, 
and so we write, 
in sleep dusted scribbles 
on blank steno pads, 
or with gravel voiced 
utterings on a 
real to reel cassette.
Expressing dreams 
not realized in 
the depths of 
rapid eye movements, 
over serta clouds, 
or during the sonambulance 
of ones daily trudges, 
to and fro across 
their dreary worlds.
This then is a 
write of passage 
poets endure.
Also in the silent 
pauses between kisses 
one feels the composition 
of four silky horizontal lines 
blended in perfect harmony 
many times over 
melded in passions that 
leave breathless 
those who tongue 
it's eternal praises.
In the blissful afterglow, 
of any two earthly bodies, 
colliding together, 
and then hanging
in that silky, milky way, 
at the conclusion of 
thier heavenly orbit over, 
under, and around each curve,.
One can always find words, 
that spasm in erractic 
squiggles on perfumed sheets, 
to express loves consumption 
most delightful.
These too are
writes of passage 
poets crave.
But when our muse is recluse, 
leaving our words confused 
then our art feels abused 
we are seldom amused, 
for we live to defuse 
daily suffering, and blues, 
passionate views 
when life hands us the clues, 
in its bright colored hues.
But we're not always used 
when inspiration's refused, 
still we won't be excused 
we use blank books as pews, 
praying daily for news.
That the mental blocks placed 
in our most sacred space, 
have been toppled from gracing 
our dreams and defacing 
the cathedral of our soul, 
where we once had control.
This is truly the hardest 
of any writes of passage, 
a poets journey encounters, 
but each must trod on 
through a valley of patience 
near a lake of tears shed.
Taking marginal steps 
keeping false hopes deleted 
many times spent backspacing 
erasing the lost trails 
and trials that beset them 
on discouragement's way.

© 2010 Matthew Frederick Blowers III


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