Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Cosmic Phoenix

At the end of every poem
space fills the begging page,
a void in this poet’s mind
whirling in a growing cage.

“So little done, so much to do,”
echoes doubtful muse of mine.
“Why can’t I set you free
Cosmic Phoenix so divine?”

@laurie kolp

*Prompt inspiration: Carry On Tuesday, “So little done, so much to do.” ~Cecil Rhodes


Poets United said...

I love the title - it sets up a perfect symbol for your poem. Nice one LP!

Mary said...

"So little done, so much to do" seems sometime to be the story of my life.

Reflections said...

So little done, so much to do... speaks loudly for me this day. 3 days into a 'designated writing break' and I have yet to place a word down. Been productive, just not for the muse.

Andy Sewina said...

I Love the way this sounds, it almost sings to me.

Mariya Koleva said...

It's a very nice take on the prompt. I never thought of that aspect.

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Anonymous said...

Laurie - this is divine!!

Anonymous said...

Oh, I feel this one! 'the begging page' is a wonderful description.

Whitesnake said...

Wait till Phoenix Rising comes out on DVD that'll ruffle a few feathers.
Very well done

Laurie Kolp said...

Thanks for the comments...

Whitesnake- do you know something I don't?