Friday, November 22, 2013

On Committing to Write a Poem a Day for November and Starting Poem #13 on the 20th of the Month

    Image: Calvin by Bill Watterson

Open your heart –
that’s where the love is.
Open your liver –
that’s where the bile is.
Open your mind –
that’s where the thoughts are.
Open your mouth –
that’s where the words are.
Open your damn notebook (or word document) -
that’s where those words go -
and they sure as hell aren’t going to write themselves.


Well, I think the title says it all.  Other than this is 55 total crap words torturously pulled from my faded brain for G-man and his FF55.  Click on the link and check it out.

17 comments:

  1. damn you mean I have to write them while i realize bile

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  2. I sure wish the pen would write by themselves ~ Happy Friday ~

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  3. Laughin hard. I can only admire your dedication(of sorts) Mary--I try to do one a day in April, but twice a year??? You gotta be freakin kidding! I think I'd have much better luck growing a moustache. ;_)

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  4. Mary Bach...
    Writers Block seems to be an underlying theme today.
    I do not think that YOU have to worry about such a malady
    Loved your anatomical 55
    Thanks for playing, thanks for your loyal support, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  5. love the title, I feel your pain though I didn't commit this Nov - like the process of opening here & especially, the twist at the end {smiles wryly}

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  6. I love it. A perfect remind that writers need to WRITE!

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  7. Congratulations on continuing to write a poem a day in November. I used to do that, but have given the practice up. Yes, wouldn't it be nice if poems would write themselves!

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  8. Great title and poem! The tone made me smile.

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  9. Great, motivational 55. I needed that :)

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  10. Awesome. I started laughing when I saw the title in my blog roll.

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  11. haha no they will not...
    i have not done it for a couple years...it def is not easy...
    the poems are there though....

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  12. Too funny! Wouldn't that be something, to see words jumping out all on their own and coming together for a story or a poem! It could be made into a movie!

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  13. Hahahaha - thanks everyone! I've commented on all your blogs. Thanks for stopping in and commenting! I always appreciate it.

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  14. There's yoga and there's writing, and here we come to understand that they are separate operations of soul. Nicely done! - Brendan

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