Heather burns

A Private Affair


When we sit to write
with pen in hand
a private affair begins
between muse and myself

Its a poetic journey
as we enter another element
a renewal of spirit, soul
searching, looking for answers

'not allowed' sign is posted,
the door shut, locked, the key
hidden, so we cannot be
disturbed, as we venture inward.

copyright by heather burns

Submitted: Saturday, January 12, 2013

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  • Yash Shinde (3/26/2014 12:25:00 AM)

    ......I wish you a peaceful write, a great piece to be hanged outside a poet's door........lovely one (Report) Reply

  • Ruth Walters (5/30/2013 5:30:00 AM)

    .......................this can be true but on the other hand have you ever been driving in heavy traffic and a poem just pops into your head in the moment, I have and I have to rush to write it down somewhere in case I forget it by the time I get home: D (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (1/15/2013 11:23:00 AM)

    Very true. Poet and its muse has private affair behind the closed doors. A very fine write. Happy Writing. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (1/13/2013 10:37:00 AM)

    yes, you aptly said it that a private affair begins between the poet and muse when he/ she starts to write (Report) Reply

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