Inspiration

Inspiration – my
Companion in
Every pursuit; I’d
Be lost without
Every moment
Lost in its depths
I forget lament
Time flies away
Years like seconds

Inspiration – my
Guide to emotions
Paper to quills of
Subtle points; even
In friendship, it’s
Always ubiquitous
Its wield over me
Isn’t scary, I trust
The path it takes

Inspiration – the
Light that has led
Me to where I am
Today; it’s wicks
Burning eternally
In oil of hopes; it
Shows me future
As I forge on with
Expectations and
Desires born new

Submitted to:
Thursday Poets Rally – Week 32
Image Source: HERE

Last rally, I celebrated 900 posts. This rally, on November 4th, co-incidentally is my blogging’s 4th birthday! Ji, the Rally and my milestones seem to have perfect timing!

Fragile winged beauty
Welcome to my humble home
Perfect, that is you

I’ve been bestowed with a Perfect Poet award in Week 31 of the Rally. I accept it with this little haiku. I’d like to nominate The 10th Muse for Week 32 awards!

Poetry & writing to me are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

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  1. without inspiration maybe our blogs wouldnt have been running 🙂
    lovely poem for the Rally 🙂 … you definately are not lacking in inspiration congratz on 4 birthday 🙂

  2. wow,
    so cute candle lights,
    Happy Birthday to your 4 year blogging…

    so many celebrations…
    I am trying to come up with a post for your z to a, still cooking.

  3. lovely poem.
    wow, you post at least 2 each day.

    I realize i am way left behind, could not find time to visit entries.
    have fun at the rally.

  4. Marvelous! I always expect the best when I come here and I get it always. Inspiration indeed, that is the key. Thanks for sharing this Leo, I appreciate it! Congrats on the milestones too!

  5. Dare I say it: an “inspired” dontribution to Rally. I love it paired with the birthday cupcake. Happy birthday again! and many more.

    Congratulations on the award, Leo.

    Blog on …

  6. Such a great poem! I love it when poets write about writing. Its something I really relate to, and so its great getting a peak inside what someone else thinks about poetry!

  7. CONGRATS to you on all counts!!! Your blog is awesome these post are awesome happy blogging birthday!!!

  8. Lovely words etched for the sake of inspiration…I could feel every essence of your poem…:-)

    Hey Leo, I finally joined Thursday Poets Rally na…and yes, it’s fun meeting lots of great poets like you! I submitted an old poem of mine subject to Jingle’s approval! 🙂

    Am on my bloghop spree abiding by the rules to visit at least 18 other entries for Week 32… 🙂

  9. Insparation… if it led you here… then your inspiration is way much bigger and higher and deep than most of the inspirations.

    Congrats for your award! Looks like you really deserve it!

  10. Amazing poem, you are right, we need inspiration in our day to day life to do anything, to achieve anything. Loved the imagery and flow of your words. Brilliant poem!

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