The Excitement of Effort

The Excitement of Effort

A Poem by Darby Louise

You must work to reach your wishes, and to reach your dreams. However, the process doesn't have to be dull! The Excitement of Effort touches upon this idea. I hope you enjoy!


To be brighter, to gain more light

To alleviate the unexciting aspects

Of life, time, and most certainly our minds

Is to wish to be, to hope to be,

Yet neither compares, to making yourself be.

You must see what you’d like to be;                         

A thing of your effort.

For to be brighter, to gain more light

To alleviate the unexciting,

Is effort.

For effort is work, and work is energy

Energy creates light, and from light, we are brighter.

If one wishes to wish, and wishes to work

One will be brighter, when sparked by the excitement

Of effort.



© 2012 Darby Louise

Author's Note

Darby Louise
I'd love to hear your feedback. Any commentary (appropriate, please) is more than welcome, and most definitely appreciated! Thank you for you time in reading my poetry.

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A massive transgression is a massive exchange
'of energy between two unlike recipients
therefore "one might be brighter" might not
be appropriate, one might be burned. ;-)
Just kidding. It is a great poem, cleverly
worded and of great interest.
----- John

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Added on April 6, 2012
Last Updated on April 6, 2012
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Darby Louise
Darby Louise

I write stuff. Spontaneously. Then for hours. Writing's good for the soul, and so I keep myself healthy. more..