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  Inspiration
by Mr. Ed
Sunday, April 04, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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An inspiration


 


Can arrive


 


Quite unexpectedly


 


At any moment


 


Of the day or night


 


 


While you are catnapping


 


Driving in your car


 


Strolling through the park


 


Or staring into space


 


 


You should never


 


Attempt to hinder it


 


Or quell its impassioned desire


 


To be released


 


And to express itself fully


 


 


Even though


 


At first glance


 


Its initial attempts


 


May seem like


 


A complete waste of time


 


Utter folly


 


Or even sheer madness


 


 


With deft patience


 


And understanding


 


You may often


 


Be quite surprised


 


At inspirationís final form


 


 


Many a masterpiece


 


Both artistic and written


 


Has resulted from


 


Quite an odd assortment


 


Of meager


 


Amazing


 


And unbelievable beginnings


 


 




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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 6/1/2004
inspiring indeed!
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 4/5/2004
straight to the heart of the matter... I had an odd inspiration this morning when a glowing moon still hung in the daylit sky. I followed the thoughts blindly for a time and arrived at the most amazing place. I love the creative life! great expression of it here.
Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader) 4/5/2004
I'm always writing things down as they occur to me - even if they make no sense. Quite often my writings are borne of reading old scribblings and making sense of them. Excellent write

Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 4/5/2004
My wife brakes for hallucinations.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 4/4/2004
Yes, and that is a good book about Cats that paint- follow the inspiration:)
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 4/4/2004
This is so true. You never know where something is going to lead, if you take an idea an just follow through on it. This can apply to any creative effort, not just art.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/4/2004
Wonderful write, Ed; enjoyed!~

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/4/2004
(((ed)))

fantastic write! well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Donna Maris 4/4/2004
Ed..you have been glimpsing into my diary again
thanks..you are "write on the money" with this
- Donna
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/4/2004
Truly Ed; you are right on this topic! Thank you for this offering. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 4/4/2004
Amen. You're so right. One can never guess how something develops. Nice, lovely write. Franz
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 4/4/2004
Ed,
Your words are illuminating, so beautifully said!
Excellent poetry, skillfully composed!

Thank you
Love, Sheila

Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/4/2004
Totally agree Ed! You are always an inspiration
and a joy to read!;-)
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 4/4/2004
This was exceptionally said~*
Reviewed by jude forese 4/4/2004
a muse sometimes takes on a life of its own and we should always be prepared to bring it into fruition ... well written ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/4/2004
This ....Ed
Is the truth, I myself can not just sit
and attempt to wtite anything.
It has never worked for me
with me it has to flow, from my inner self.

A most execllent write

William
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/4/2004
This was excellent and so wise, lovely Ed!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 4/4/2004
I agree Ed...thanks for posting this...a realistic write...love n luck...BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/4/2004
How true Ed...inspiration is all around us
and yet sometimes we cry....our muse is gone...
all we need to do is look around...and hey ....
if that cat painted that picture..I am burying my
brushes in the back yard....LOL....great poetry...
and love the picture....kudos....floria
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/4/2004
Liked this one Ed. Very well done.
Reviewed by A PAX 4/4/2004
oh you are so so right!!!
i second this.....well done lol
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 4/4/2004
Your inspiration has found it's artful place! An open heart and mind when mixed with a kind soul..is always inspiring!
One always leaves your den Ed, knowing they've visited a peaceful river of inspiration. Lisa
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/4/2004
Truer words never spoken...I usually find inspiration when driving or sleeping...good write on this subject...Peace thru Words, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Joyce Hale 4/4/2004
So true, so true, Ed! Like Sandie Angel, I always have a little tablet and pencil with me (also my camera hangs around my neck all my waking hours LOL). Excellent advice on Inspiration!! Peace.
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 4/4/2004
Thank you, Ed, for reading my mind and relating them as I would... "utter folly" should never be dismissed and time is never wasted if we treasure life... regret nothing, own yourself, and carry on... I love this piece... it truly speaks to me. katy xox.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/4/2004
Thanks for this inspirational piece Ed!!

Shinny bright pink pics you posted!!

Now i felle kinda pink too!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 4/4/2004
My inspirations always come suddenly to me, that is why I always have to carry a small note pad with me at all times.

Good write.

~ May Lu a.k.a. Sandie Angel ~

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Where The Redwing Sings

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My Dog Is My Hero

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Through Katrina's Eyes, Poems from an Animal Rescuer's Soul

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Cemetery Island

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Gold River Canyon

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