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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: August 4, 2021      Views: 40

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JESSICA BORRAS 

My husband and I own a small business in a small town and we work close to 60 hours a week, which makes traveling to book fairs or writing conventions rather difficult... It also makes writing groups difficult, because (while I fully appreciate the v - more...

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A poem about my muse
"Grim" by Jessica Borras
I hate to admit it, but it's true
And I must give credit where it's due.
He brings loneliness, grief and despair,
And obliterates bliss--of this, I'm aware.
Family and friendship, torn into parts.
He strikes out with a whip, slashing at hearts.
He can stalk his prey from the shadows for years
Or kill in a day, validating our fears.
No matter the how, it hurts all the same.
Admitting this now, I must face my shame.
You ask, who's my muse? I answer, it's him.
If I have to choose... It's the reaper, Grim.

My Muse writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a poem, any length, about your muse. Who or what inspires you to write?

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