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  A Broken Verb and Writers Block
by Lonnie Hicks
Friday, January 29, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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We have all been there.


I coddle these Broken Verbs
hold them to light
to see if they will move me
beyond this adjectival, noun less state.

I am all Metaphor and Simile
swimming in Transitivity;
in my Pluperfectness.

My Gerunds
and Participles dangle;
my Clauses fragment;
when I speak
I know only Dark Words
and Raven Poems.

Today I am tense;
less.
My Grammar is broken
my etiology's vague
and my words
have different and even
contradictory meanings.

I am reading the dictionary-
definition of Happiness;
it is confusing;
and depressing.
Look it up you will see.

So here now
I construct
Ist person sentences
to be
a step beyond
what Grammar I am today.

And each time I get
to the very last Clause
and the Period end
of the day,
relieved,
as my Gerunds
dangle;
fading away.

 

 

 


Lonnie Hicks


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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 2/10/2010
You're absolutely "write"....we've all been there...but we stumble over the blocks and carry on....only a writer would understand the dilemma....

Anna
Reviewed by pat medlin 1/29/2010
delightful...fun to read...thanks pmedlin

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