Quiet and unassuming


As a poet I find pleasure
in writing every day
Capturing a moment
about life in such a way
that when I read my words
back quietly on reflection
they take on board a meaning
to inspire with recollection

Quiet and unassuming
I publish daily on my blog
something I have written
which then acts as a log
Sharing just a little
with anyone who cares to read
Wherever they may be worldwide
in whatever life they lead

Sometimes they might add a ‘like’
and then, once in a while
might add a little comment
or a pictographic ‘smile’
It’s always very humbling
when I read what people say
Makes me proud to be a poet
as it brightens up my day

So I will keep on writing
because that is what I am
It’s something that I need to do
and I write because I can
Finding ways to capture life
in words which mostly rhyme
Then sharing these with you out there
to read from time to time


Day 17 in the ‘Blogging from A-Z challenge

Version 2


11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. AkkaAcerbic
    Apr 20, 2016 @ 07:01:49

    You know what! just what i needed! thanq so much 😀 disillusionment was setting in.

    Liked by 1 person


  2. Dainty M
    Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:59:01

    You are indeed a beautiful poet! I love the way the words intertwine and create such lovely art ❤

    Liked by 1 person


  3. Robin
    Apr 21, 2016 @ 06:16:29

    Lovely. I’m not a poet by any means so appreciate those who are and write with honesty and so artfully.



  4. Deepti
    Apr 21, 2016 @ 07:04:26

    Bravo !!! Pat Pat Pat… you poured out the true feelings of a poet… Thumbs up.


    Liked by 1 person


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  6. rbaldwin0204
    Sep 23, 2016 @ 06:17:51

    I love this poem! It speaks to what many of us experience as poetry bloggers.

    Liked by 1 person


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