time to write


yet strong sensation

fingers twitching

eyeballs itching

something is gnawing at my brainstem

and somersaulting in my belly

what in the words?!

scrabble words

guess they want

to be let out!

~Melanie Blackwell


Filed under Poetry

16 responses to “time to write

  1. I really enjoyed your blog. Hugs, Barbara

  2. “Knawing at the brainstem” – I dig this. I can say my brainstem has been chewed up!

  3. Yep – I cannot spell. This is what happens when one reads in bed half asleep. gnawing! Duh;)

  4. omtatjuan

    I love your words!

  5. Yay!!!!! Let them out, girlfriend!!! Great poem:)

  6. Yeah, they do want to be let out!

  7. oh good! sounds as though the WORD dam is about to burst, just let them flow downstream! your poetry will always find a home with me Melanie.

    besides, ‘gnawing at your brainstem’ kinda’ sounds a little, uhm.. uncomfortable..lol!

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