For Poetry Month, I decided to share a poem about writing.
My apologies to Edgar Allen Poe for using the “tapping.” (Please don’t send a raven to my door).
Tapping on the keyboard
Hitting keys to communicate
Discard three hundred words for one
Still Not Happy
I lock myself in my room
Labeled antisocial, unconnected, overworked–
Disgusted with the letters I see on the page
Dreaming of the perfect words,
If only the connection could release like fire bolts from fingertips
Language sets me free
Words worry me
I must act
Make the connection
Tapping, tapping, tapping
for something worthwhile.