Momentum Killer

“I set my stall out. Had a plan in place. Future Baby was going to grow. Then came the killer blow. I wrote a page and hated it all. I wrote it again and deleted it once more. By the third deletion I’d become the thrall of doubt. And so this morning I find myself staring out of the window with an empty head. This is no writers block that’s a figment of imagination, this is the power of negativity bled from bottling it so badly. Here’s hoping it’s only temporary.”

I wrote this poem in answer to the following prompts:
FOWC with Fandango  — Aspect
Your Daily Word Prompt — Bawl

Momentum Killer

I feel the need to bawl
I’ve come to a complete stall
On Saturday I failed
Now, my inspiration’s bailed

The most difficult aspect
Is the mental effect
When you write a load of lead
Doubt rears its ugly head

I have prompts to write
But no story in sight
No voices in my mind
My creativities in a bind

There may be no story to day
Yet I’ll be okay
I will break free
Of the doldrums holding me


In other news:
1. Join me for Mason Want’s to Know 03/05/2021 for a Fashion Question!
2. My story ‘Oracle Train’ is doing battle for a place in an anthology. Please come and vote for and support me at Purple WallVote now and thank you for the support!


Thanks for reading my friends.

There’s more in the Poetry CornerPoetry NookShort StoriesShort Stories 2, and, Short Stories 3 tabs.

Have a great day!

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