Inspiration

Inspiration

A Poem by Carbon Muse
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"How do I give life to that which I've felt?"

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Surrounded in fiery tendrils of light,
it makes your heart race and pulls you in tight. 
Tossing and turning it haunts you at night,
deprives you of sleep, struggle as you might.

Getting up from your bed, you answer it's call.
Disturbed from your slumber, you throw on your shawl.
Blank are the pages as you stare at your wall,
in the distance a clock chimes, down the hall.

"How do I give life to that which I've felt?"
You wonder as your resolve starts to melt.
You start searching your dreams, where it last dwelt
and try to put words to what you've been dealt.

Like a shadow that fades, retreating from light,
the feeling subsides, out of mind, out of sight.
You take up your pen, seeking new words to write,
when out of the dark, it returns from its spite.

The words start to flow yet you notice it not,
as you pour the words out, unfolding the plot.
Of hero's and villains, from valor to rot,
weaving their tales as you determine their lot.

The hours go by when you notice the light.
Bird's morning calls, ringing true, ringing bright.
Seeing your work, in the dawns early light,
thanking the voices that haunt at midnight.

© 2015 Carbon Muse


Author's Note

Carbon Muse
When you are tossing and turning in bed, unable to sleep because your mind is racing at a million miles an hour...

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So very true! I love this because I've had this happen a good many times, I'll almost be asleep and an awesome idea just comes to me and won't go away. The worst is when you do fall asleep and the next morning you vaguely remember you had an idea but lost it... Also I love your writing style in this!1'

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Ah, I know right! ... Someone recently suggest I keep a "dream diary" next to my bed and to write do.. read more


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I enjoyed the poem. It actually reflects everyone,no matter your occupation or place in life, but it especially reflects the mind of a writer. What I liked about the poem, besides being easy to undertsand, was that you managed to capture the whole essence of the idea of "imagination".
I hope to see more works like this!

Posted 4 Years Ago


Very well written. The way describe the process that so many writers go through is amazing. This is a poem that really identifies with your readers especially on here.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Thank you! I'm glad you can relate to it :)
This is a great poem, I know this feeling. It is so annoying when you have an idea and it WON'T go away! so i get out of bed and get less sleep that i need.
well done on this poem.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Thanks ^_^ It's even worse when you know for a fact that the idea should not work, yet your mind ke.. read more
Nice rhyme scheme, the flow and meter is perfect, you descriptions are delivered with realisms, and your topic is thought provoking. Well done, a pleasure as always :~)

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Bear

4 Years Ago

Well, I have a link to the best writing tool I have ever come across that I use to help take some of.. read more
Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Indeed! I have seen the grammarly adverts but I tend to avoid website add's as most are either dubi.. read more
Bear

4 Years Ago

Grammarly is coming out with an app so you might wait and keep your eye on it till it comes out and .. read more
This was so enjoyable; I loved your rhyming scheme. You told a story with a short poem, that's very creative and intelligent.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Thank you for the insight, I hadn't even realize the story like quality until you mentioned it and I.. read more
So very true! I love this because I've had this happen a good many times, I'll almost be asleep and an awesome idea just comes to me and won't go away. The worst is when you do fall asleep and the next morning you vaguely remember you had an idea but lost it... Also I love your writing style in this!1'

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Ah, I know right! ... Someone recently suggest I keep a "dream diary" next to my bed and to write do.. read more
I'm not that fond of poems. But I actually liked this one. Especially the realtion between night, writing, sleep and struggling ideas.
God job. :)

Posted 4 Years Ago


Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

Then I am honored that I was able to entertain you with it, thank you so much!
I enjoyed reading this description of the creative process. I think it's something everyone who writes can relate to.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

I'm glad you could relate it and that you enjoyed it :)
This is truly amazing, the rhyme is captivating and the wording in every line is so fitting. Thank you for sharing this fine piece of write.

Insight.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carbon Muse

4 Years Ago

I'm glad you enjoyed it.

I must confess, I had some help in the technical departmen.. read more

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