Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

A Poem by YouoweYoupay
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Go on, tell me a story. No?

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© 2021 YouoweYoupay


Author's Note

YouoweYoupay
What are you waiting for? You were born to be a storyteller. It's in your blood!

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I really enjoyed this satirical look at the art of writing. I can so relate to these words on a personal level. Thank you for sharing this work.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Loved this
It gives inspiration

Posted 2 Months Ago


OK, so I just read this article that talks about a Polish man that wrote a "postmodern novel" that turned out to be an unwitting confession to a murder he had committed a few years prior. He was caught and is serving a 25-year sentence. A story...

Posted 4 Months Ago


It's a bit ironic that I read this today. (It's my 73rd birthday) Although I churned out writing for several years, old age has almost put a stop to it. I still want to write, but the tools to do so have been breaking or disappearing. I agree very much with your encouraging words, not just as they may apply to writing, but to many other endeavors as well.
I think I am a story-teller. Certainly not the best story-teller, but one who puts his heart into it. With your words in my mind, I may just spin another yarn.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Amazing, can't think of asking to write poetry can itself be a poem! You know I write a lot of poems in my diary and publish a little, because each time I publish them, the thought hovers in my mind, why?? Really, why to publish.. Then I think of the like minded people who can understand the thought process and may be find something similar. Your poem depicts that point of mine... Thanks for sharing

Posted 5 Months Ago


Yes, writers need to encourage and support other writers, because the non-writers often
don't understand what purpose there is in what we do...and they try to limit our scope to getting
real jobs and putting that nice-little writing-hobby thingy back on the shelf.
j.

Posted 5 Months Ago


what a cute write, it's very encouraging as well

Posted 5 Months Ago


What generous encouragement for others! I like the fact your poem looks like it has actually been typed .. gives it the feel as being from another time, part of a once upon a time : )

Posted 5 Months Ago


It truly was the cat. This made me smile but you speak truth. Fear will still a soul.

Posted 6 Months Ago


It's like you wrote a poem just for me. Except for the cat part. But dang am I feeling these words. Thanks for sharing another hot poem. I don't like my insecurities but at least I know 'em. My pen in shaking hands wants to deliver but I suffocate under an oppressive shiver can't hang when I'm lucid man I need a hit of whatever keeps you poets lit your words are so lyrical it's god damn satirical I'd even show my face today but oop there's that anxiety amplified by society tripping me before I'm on my way.
But I'm not a poet. Just a lowly writer. So I think I will do just that. After all, I love telling stories. Thanks, Aysha!

Posted 6 Months Ago



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Added on January 22, 2021
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