Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Writers Digest / The Empty Book

The Empty Book

a life could be thought of as a book       usually never written         just lived

so many stories                                       never told                          just lived

words left unspoken        perhaps jotted down on little slips of paper        waiting

a pencil and piece of paper                     a perfect gift                      a blank book

a journal                                                  even so                              left by the bed

empty         i thought i would get around to it         the sands in the hour glass run out

will you remember         all that wasn't written                                in the empty book

March 2, 2016



3 comments:

  1. My one regret is that I did not keep a journal through all the years. Because so much of what was lived has been forgotten that I would like to revisit now. This poem really speaks to me, Annell...........so many blank pages. But, thankfully, also many with words on them, in our stories and poems.

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  2. Yes.... Important to live the stories. Lovely.

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