a word in edgewise

3 Jul

i get frustrated sometimes

as i try to put my thoughts into rhyme

i can’t quite get it just right, you know

words slip out of my hands and drift

off into the crisp morning air

it is hard to get a word in edgewise

when the steady progression of time

allows for no compromise

what is a poet to do?

maybe if I pause for too long

gazing into the bright white screen

you will have forgotten all about me

and those edgewise words will have

to be written

on another morning

very much like this morning

crisp

with words which melt away upon

being expressed

 

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