Dear Muse

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Hide away 
if you must. 

I don't understand 
what prompts you 
to surface anyway. 

I will do like I always do,
show up on the page,
stumble through what 
I was put on earth to do,
share my truth.

I know even though you 
fly away again and again 
to do whatever muses do, 

you will come back, 
when I least expect
and light up my soul
with your beautiful words, 
like you always do. 

I bless your journey
in our parallel universe.




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◄ Love Lessons

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Tue 2nd Apr 2019 00:40

The world’s worst timekeeper, how true. Great advice Graham!

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Graham Sherwood

Mon 1st Apr 2019 22:30

One sentence in a book. One lyric with a killer hook. One glance at a beautiful girl/man. One instant across a breathtaking landscape. The muse is mere inspiration, whichever way it comes. Sexless, formless, the world's worst timekeeper. Whatever you do, do not wait upon it!

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Mon 1st Apr 2019 18:21

I agree Don. I never know what mood my muse will be in and for me it is not always a she. "It" comes in all forms to me, sometimes through soul-soothing music, sometimes as the man of my dreams, sometimes as the goddess I wish I could be. Whatever form it takes, I love my muse too. A visit from my muse feels a little like what I imagine heaven to be.

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Mon 1st Apr 2019 18:18

Thank you Jason.? Rhythms, sweet melodies, YES! Music can sometimes summons the muse for me. ?

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Mon 1st Apr 2019 18:14

Thank you Dorothy! ? I can totally relate. My muse visits at the most inconvenient times as well: in the shower, while I'm driving, during a conversation, the blurry-eyed space wake and sleep...

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Mon 1st Apr 2019 18:09

Thanks for reading and your insightful comments David Wolfgar. Victoria is my pen name, a hat I wear to lure my muse into chatting with me, but it isn't working today, apparently. ?

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Fri 29th Mar 2019 02:04

Thank you Steven! ?

steven arthur

Fri 29th Mar 2019 01:58

lovely piece!

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Don Matthews

Thu 28th Mar 2019 11:18

I have two sides - Comic and Serious. One day my muse will come and tell Serious to get to work. The next day it (why always she?) will visit and Comic will begin playing. I love my muse, whether he, she or it...

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Thu 28th Mar 2019 10:55

As ever your words are beautiful. My muse sometimes deserts me and then returns at the most unexpected, and sometimes inconvenient, times.


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Jason Bayliss

Thu 28th Mar 2019 00:19

Rhythms, I would say that's mine.

Love this Victoria.

J. x

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Wed 27th Mar 2019 21:32

Making rounds, yes! Of course Graham, that makes perfect sense... like Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy, the Muse has lots of writers to visit!

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Graham Sherwood

Wed 27th Mar 2019 21:10

V, we all have to share her you know! Don't be too hard on her.


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Wed 27th Mar 2019 20:41

Thank you Kate G. ? Yes, the muse is a beautiful thing, perhaps because it is so elusive, makes us appreciate all the more when it shows up!

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Wed 27th Mar 2019 20:39

Yes, Ray, music, a cater-cousin to the muse! I love music so much and it does indeed inspire me. In fact, I think I will go in search of a fitting song for this post! Thanks for reading and your comments. ?

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Wed 27th Mar 2019 20:29

Ah, such beauty here Vautauw. A muse is such a wonderful thing.

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Wed 27th Mar 2019 20:28

I would just like to add that music too is the muse and the most ethereal form of falling into the loving arms of it - it too can be abrasive or seductive according to mood! We all know we have to wait for the muse to surface and bless us., Vautaw


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