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The Masters, I wonder,
the artists of old,
lauded and applauded.
Functionality was archaic…
where did they crap,
where did they go?

When they needed to bathe,
after four or five days,
of totality in creative euphoria,
did they hate the task,
like I do?
I’ve written reams
in the shower
and forgotten them.

Did the process of eating,
to fuel the body,
escape them,
as I’ve found
when getting breakfast turns into
getting lunch?

Why do the actions of words
devour me?

Erin Moen
Copyright 2003 ©

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Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Oh Erin you have described this so completely...when I pain I am in this euphoric phase and I do forget to is all consuming as is writing...but for me painting is more so..I enjoyed this ...floria
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
An excellent write with some superb questions and thoughts.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
September 22, 2003. 07:01 EST.
"Why do the actions of words
devour me?"
Because You are a co-CREATOR and must be devoured to birth another

creation from the womb of imagination, fathered by Intuition in the eternity of Mother NOW.

"Devour...Me" is delivering the message while making questions to strike imagination and thoughts.

The intensity of the creative process is an enzyme that activates the metabolic

system and produces an energy that nourishes the spirit with the satisfying

actions of making, and the willingness to have the work done.

Long Healthy Creative Life may You, Poet Erin E. Moen, enjoy through a blissful blessed living.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Because to do otherwise means you revert to complete insanity.
Reviewed by Adam Walsvik (Reader)
I know this very well. Lately I've been eating just to get rid of the distraction of hunger. I'm an escapist at heart. Sometimes it's hard to get back when eventually practical matters can't be ignored any longer.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Well written like always!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan Cook-Jahme
Clever question - we can all relate to :0) Super poem :0)
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington
I had to smile while reading this... knowing how well I fit into this description. Does make you wonder where the time goes. (especially when you're on a creative roll)

Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Ohhh my this is one I again feel, especially as the days of old creep on up! ;O)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Great write!
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott
Age old questions very well put... ~Z~
Reviewed by E T Waldron
aha! the question above all questions for writers!Great poem! ;-)Methinks one reason you write Erin, is because you do it so well;-)
Reviewed by Jeanette Foresta
i felt like this many times...only artist suffer as we do...

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