I cannot find the words I need
The words, they will not sing

They won’t line up in pattern’d rhyme
They won’t do any …way
I wish or anywhere I want

Why, when I need the words the most
To fill a voided space
Do words withhold their magic from me;
Withhold their usu’l grace?

28 thoughts on “Why?

  1. Doug Jacquier January 22, 2021 / 11:14 pm

    Perhaps you’ve got your tongue in your eye, so you can’t see what you’re saying. 🙂

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  2. blindzanygirl January 22, 2021 / 11:37 pm

    Know the feeling!

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  3. Norah January 22, 2021 / 11:37 pm

    Perfectly good questions. I wish I had some answers.

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    • Chel Owens January 23, 2021 / 9:50 am

      You usually have many answers, with matching videos and activities. 🙂

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  4. obbverse January 23, 2021 / 12:35 am

    Some days words won’t fly,
    So then you can but try,
    Digging deeper, trying harder
    But all you get is- Nada.

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  5. Hobbo January 23, 2021 / 1:52 am

    A clever description of a writer’s frustration sometimes.

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  6. dumbestblogger January 23, 2021 / 7:23 pm

    I may not be the best with a pen, but I’m great with a magic eraser.

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  7. D. Wallace Peach January 24, 2021 / 9:23 am

    So sorry the words are stuck, Chelsea. But writing about not being to write is a good start. Who knows what you’ll shake loose. ❤ Hugs.

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  8. Lisa Bradshaw January 25, 2021 / 8:34 am

    I’m feeling very flat at the moment hence so few posts.. It happens.. 😉

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    • Chel Owens January 25, 2021 / 1:49 pm

      I’m sorry. I hope you get three-dimensional soon!

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  9. johnlmalone January 27, 2021 / 10:27 pm

    ahh I can help you here: the trick is to have a glass of wine, sip it slowly, concentrate on the taste sensation, and relax — and if that doesn’t work, have another glass 🙂 but that’s it ! The mind will provide the words when it’s ready, sometimes in sleep 🙂 but you needn’t worry too much, Chelsea: you’re pretty eloquent !

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    • Chel Owens January 27, 2021 / 11:14 pm

      🙂 I don’t drink wine but will try a slow, tast-concentrating sip of water. 😀

      Thank you for the compliment, John.

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  10. johnlmalone January 27, 2021 / 10:29 pm

    talking of which; it’s just gone four: time to open the bar for an investigatory drink 🙂

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