A poem is a nanosecond
moonshot in my brain, a sliver
of inspiration, a bright crescent
rising on the horizon,
until I decide to commit
that quicksilver to words
on paper, timeless,
inscribed for all eternity.
Then comes a full eclipse.

Inspired by prompts from GoDogGoCafe and Jean J Luce. It’s another way to say “writer’s block.”

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