Made Up

Made Up

A Poem by ettorney

A poem about the personal nature of writing.

I didn't steal it.
I made it up.
I didn't find it.
I made it up.
It was neither given to me nor taken from me
'cause I made it up.

Did I wish for it?
Do I desire it?
Oh! Shall I share it?


It gives me light
'Cause I made it shine.
It gives me hope.
'Cause I made it grow.
It gives me comfort
when I let it rest inside

here.  With me.

though it cannot touch me,
nor hold me,
nor kiss me,

it's here because I made it just for me.

© 2010 ettorney

Author's Note

First poem. Wohoo! I'd Love to hear (read) what you think.

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utterly unique. a joy to read

Posted 10 Years Ago

It's warm fuzzies and sunshine. You show how it feels. I like this. Writing is such a personal thing. I think if someone were to tell me that writing had become illegal, I would hide myself away with a flashlight in the dark corner of the closet and write anyway 'cause it's for me. This is brilliant. I like how this felt to read.

Posted 10 Years Ago

That was a very thought provoking piece...I enjoyed it. And for your first effort...WOW.

Posted 11 Years Ago

This is tremendous, Chicago! I am at a loss for words!! This is fantastic and amazing!!! Oh my, you can't get a much better review from me!!!!

Posted 11 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I enjoyed this, This is very well written.
Flows well. Wonderful write!

Posted 11 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Perhaps writing cannot touch or hold or kiss you, but if that is the goal... who knows.

It gives me light, 'cause you made it glow!

Posted 11 Years Ago

I like it. I am new to poems, so I can only critique based on if I like it or didn't like it. This a quirky feel and flowed right off the page.

Posted 11 Years Ago

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7 Reviews
Added on May 4, 2010
Last Updated on May 4, 2010
Tags: self, desire, hope, growth, love, creation, god, life



Chicago, IL

I love to write. I love the process of writing. I’ve been gone from writing for a decade! Time to get back on the horse, don’t ya think? Although not perfect myself, I hate bad gra.. more..


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