Friday, January 23, 2009

Unknown Destination

Writing is an unknown destination
Unsure of where it will take you;
It’s spiritual, an individual faith
Challenging ideas and your limits

Smell of paper invokes imagination
Full of plot twists while characters accrue;
Pen moves detailing settings and faces,
Protagonist’s ventures with misfits

They argue and ultimately take control
Minds of their own, unaware of what they’ll do;
An oarless boat turned out to sea
Rocking with waves of joy and woes

Driving along until you hit a pothole
Press on; you succeed in avoiding an early adieu
Smile knowing there is no guarantee,
But aware you just wrote wonderful prose


  1. You captured the thrill of it all, Bea. I love it!

    Okay, gotta go--your words have inspired me to get back to my WIP! :D

    Mud Dauber

  2. YAY! Thanks, Mud.

    Inspired? Moi? It makes me so happy that I did and you're getting back to your WIP! Write on, Mud!

  3. lovely pic and lovely post.

  4. hugs and left you an award on my blog.

  5. You're the best, Kimmi. Thanks for the award. At least I know a few people out there are reading my blog. Hugs to you, my friend.

  6. Yes, you nailed it. Writing is an amazing journey. Write on!

  7. This one is well said and perks up my interest as to how writing can create adventure for the author as well as the reader.

  8. Joanne, YAY! Thank you.

    Veejay, Awesome to hear. I’m so glad this interested you in the writing process. Thanks for stopping by.