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Sad Muse
by Dale Clark
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Sad Muse


 


The muse is easily depressed


leaving early


from the party


while the crowd loudly howled


amidst drunken stupors


in the foray


 


The muse avoids hangovers


like the plague


and foggy eyes


blur the view


Verdant though it is


and flowers bloom


no drunk can stand


The aroma


 


The wind whispers musically


fresh flowers her weakness


She’s the poets only mistress


and so jealous


She watches at the window


as the shadows play


and the door opens


She runs away


with nary a word


of explanation


 


The muse is sad


easily depressed


She’s disappointed


belonging to you


depressed phrasing


with nary a rhyme


and the crowd howls


The drunken muse is loud


obnoxiously she leers


with disgust in her eyes


 


She sees the shadows


are lovers


They slip sadly in the corners


as the door opens


and she laughs out loud


in mute sadness


 


The poet has forgotten


his pen and ink


It’s spilled and stained


and whispers are strained


 


The muse goes into depression


has a jealous rage


and you jot it down


hoping for one more phrase


just one stanza


to capture her love


 


The music plays in the background


while we listen


The muse has spoken


and she’s a jealous mistress


 


She’s a verdant green muse


and blooming


She’s flowered


in spring


and blossomed


She told me so


kissing me sweetly


and therein lies the ruse


 


She never whispered love


She howled it at me


 


She’s a sad muse


easily confused


 


© CJ Clark


All Rights Reserved


2/19/2004


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



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Reviewed by jude forese 2/26/2004
She never whispered love
She howled it at me
She’s a sad muse
easily confused

awesome!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 2/26/2004
Dale...your creativity is awesome my friend...Just awesome...another deep deep write from you....love n luck...BHUWAN
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/25/2004
Yes, a muse can be moody but, as Floria says, look at us. Thank you, Dale. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 2/25/2004
The muse is wise...and very emotional...great writing Dale...I
suppose they get confused at times too...after all ......look
who they reside with....us......LOL...floria
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 2/24/2004
WoW!!!
Outstanding!!
think you hit the nail on the head with this one
Reviewed by Trixie Love 2/24/2004
Well penned Dale....


Great write

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/24/2004
Very creative and well expressed.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/24/2004
Dale,
This is so creative crafted well from this jealous Muse.....
It is truly like this when we as poets leave and then after
we try to work that it becomes strained at times i really believe this .... Awesome piece you have created with this mistress muse.
[[[smiles}}}}

Peggy
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