NaPoWriMo – Poem / Poetry – “Spontaneous Instincts”

Hey there buddies and bud…ladys.

As we enter Day 8 of NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month – Day 8), once again I began seeking inspiration, almost blindly at first but then I bumped into me muse (Ole Betsy).

She never tends to let me down (unless she’s been drinking, then I have to let her sleep it off or dance her tush off on tables and go a little crazy, in order to get the mojo working its magic properly).

Anyhoo, I’ve come up with another one, so feel free to comment below if you:-

a). Like it.
b). Dislike it (wrong answer) or;
3). You like big butts and you cannot lie (I would definitely recommend you comment, in the common interests of both posterity and mutual hilarity for my readers).

Hope you enjoy the latest instalment and keep smiling.

Ostrich in the crater by Chad Rosenthal from Jerusalem, Israel

“Spontaneous Instincts” by David Ellis

I am an ostrich feather
Riding naked in the breeze
Exposed to the raw elements
Yet ultimately free

I am a cow
Chewing the cud
Drifting into the abstract
At one with my thoughts

I am a macaw
Listening to what people say
I mimic and interpret
Putting on my own spin
In different ways

I am a pencil
Sharpening my wits
Making my mark
Proving that I exist

I am love
I can be blind
Inconsiderate at times
Sometimes I am all you have
Yet, sometimes I am all you need

With love comes hope
In each new day
If I am what I say I am
I can be anything to anyone
Truth is no longer a ruin
An inconvenient curse or a burden
I am compassion
And I’ve completed my mission

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20 thoughts on “NaPoWriMo – Poem / Poetry – “Spontaneous Instincts”

    • Thank you Angela 🙂 – I was inspired by the Canadian band The Tea Party, they make incredible music. Thank you so much for reading and look forward to reading your work, I enjoyed your reworked fairytale the other day blew me away, very clever twist!

  1. beautiful….being free to be who we are is something so many struggle with…sometimes life forces us to be something different from who we really are

    • What a lovely compliment – thank you for reading and so glad you enjoyed it! I’ve still got a few more days left of the challenge (another twenty – gulp!), so maybe there will be some more that you like coming up soon 🙂

      • WOW! You are writing a poem a day? That’s awesome. I don’t think I could ever squeeze so many of em outta my soul 😉
        And yes, I will keep checking for more.

      • It is a bit of a squeeze some days but thankfully the quality still seems to be of a high level and that’s what matters most to me. Thank you for your support, I sincerely appreciate it.

  2. Pingback: The Puerto Rican love of Dolphins and the Brazilian Myth of El Encantado « psychologistmimi

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