An Offering to the Muse

goddess of a thousand works

sly smiles and open arms

a book for every occasion 

a door for every entendre

I see you, she says

with every probing look

rolling her eyes

try harder, go deeper, 

do better, be more

you promise, maybe beg

for a touch, her brilliance

knowing it will burn

shuddering in antici —

Categories: Poems

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