Today’s Writer

After the first cup of coffee
the blank page became an invitation
rather than a forbidding barrier

Once he had passed through the portal
there were so many possibilities
he switched over to decaf

He put on some music, it was lovely
outside, the day was brightening
he liked the way the light changed

There is really nothing to say
he got up from the desk
went outside

Maybe he would write something
later, maybe not, he didn’t know
today, for once, he didn’t care

His memory of things eluded him
likewise, any reason for complaint
everything is just as it is, was, will be

This might be his last day
for all he knew, it could be
either way, today, it’s all OK


About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, in the foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada Mountains. I have a number of blog sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: Essays on the Conscious Process: Compiled Poetry and Prosetry: Verses and ramblings on life as it is: Verses and Variations on the Investigation of Mind Nature: Verses on the Play of Consciousness: Poetic Fiction, Fable, Fantabulation: Poems of the Mountain Hermit: Love Poems from The Book of Yes: Autobiographical Fragments, Memories, Stories, and Tall Tales: Ancient and modern spiritual texts, creatively refreshed: Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: Thank You!
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