Inspiration

Megha's World

This poem is based on the micro poetry of the same name.Read it here

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.”  —Leonard Cohen

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They ask what my inspiration is 
I say,
a falling leaf 
a withered rose
a shape in the clouds
a long-lost song on the radio
or a sunset
I long to see
They ask what drives my magical quill
I say,
A lover’s secret desire
a mind brimming with emotions
or sometimes my heart
set on fire
They asked who is your muse
I say,
a giggling baby
a dancing diva or 
an enchantress 
or sometimes the
daily grind of my mundane life
makes me put my poetry into 
a beautiful use
They ask what keeps you going
I say,
my poetry is my religion
and I worship no one 
but 
my words
which keeps the elixir
of life within my veins
flowing.
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