Shut Up! – A Haiku

 

Incessant complaints

Blurting from your painted lips,

Driving me crazy!

Emma H, age 26, 01/03/2017

My Muse

 

Why is it that I find my muse

In heartbreak, grief and sadder news?

In melancholic reflection,

In festering fears and rejection?

Perhaps because I’ve naught to lose

In poems that reveal my blues,

And at my deepest, darkest lows

I find relief in rhyme and prose;

Cathartic creativity

Releases pain and sets me free.

 

Emma Hyde, age 26, 04/01/2017

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