A Ballad for Death

A compilation of the first 500 poems I ever wrote.
I write in my free time accross different styles and themes, sometimes there are reasons to what I write and sometimes there are not, but I always try to follow my inspiration.
Enjoy.

9Likes
42Comments
87704Views
AA

33. The world not quite

Any true writer, whether good or bad,

At one point gets this feeling:

The sudden discharge, the sting!,

Illumination, idea so rad!

A color, a word, or a memory,

Sometimes a single sentence,

Better in mind than paper

Over and over, letter by letter

Write, rewrite, scratch off and repeat out loud

Over again for a word

But it, nimble, flies away,

Exactly like a small and fragile bird.

And, there, right on the verge of succeeding

It escapes and all’s for nay…

Begin again your sculpting

For an artist shall never be too proud.

Join MovellasFind out what all the buzz is about. Join now to start sharing your creativity and passion
Loading ...