A muse whispers in my ear;
I lean in close to hear the soft murmur.
Lovely violet eyes dance with laughter;
Their infectious joy encourages my soul
For sadness dwells within this hollow shell.
A muse flutters past me;
I lunge forward with a frantic snatch.
Desperate hands closed too late;
A missed opportunity frowns
On my disappointed countenance.
A muse offers me an inspiration;
I eagerly nod my acceptance.
Taunts pour forth from that perfect mouth;
No help will come from there
For mocking laughter assures me so.
A muse playfully tugs my arm;
I slap the pest away from me.
Sharp bitterness stings this heart of mine;
Alas, no aide befall me now
For I, in confidence, must trust myself.
Todays best new poem was written by Andrea.
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