My Secret Muse

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Many of my posts were written after receiving inspiration from the great writers here in Blogville. Fearing I will accidentally leave a name out, I refuse to make a list of writers who inspire me.

True confessions time: There is one person who pierces my heart with every word she writes and they go directly to my soul.

Please, don’t ask. This chimp is a gentleman and he doesn’t kiss and tell. (Not that I ever kissed her). And I would never embarrass anyone, especially someone who I admire.

But this is dedicated to…..

My Secret Muse

Lovely words etched in my aching heart
Resemble sweet poems chiseled in stone
She pens tender verses for the multitudes
Yet my mind swears they’re for me alone

My secret muse writes for everyone
I wish her words were meant for me

Does she know her words echo deep inside
My restless soul trembles as they resonate
Her words stain tattoos on my beating heart
With just one glance of her prose I levitate

My secret muse writes for everyone
I wish her words were meant for me

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175 thoughts on “My Secret Muse

  1. OMG – that is so beautiful. I actually have tingles running up my arms. We all find inspiration, whether it is via a blog, from listening to a tune, or from deep within our soul. Share how you feel, tell your story and don’t stop inspiring us all xxx

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    • Smiling. I believe the proper artist/muse connection each one knows the other exists, but I wouldn’t embarrass her or anyone like that. I wouldn’t want her to think I am coming on to her. But she does inspire me…. Thank you for your kind words.

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    • Thank you. On too many nights, I looked at a blank page as I tried to write the next days post, then I go to her blog to read her work, and the words begin to flow. Last night was the perfect example of this. This is my way to say Thank You to her. Thanks so much for your kind words.

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      • I was tempted like Swetha to ask you who this was as we’d all like to have our fill of inspiration from your source 😛 but then I saw your response to her and thought well, that’s so very like the chimp to be all gentlemanly. You’re right one never knows she might have a boyfriend or worse still, she could be married, lol. Nevertheless you’ve penned a beautiful poem in her honour and all the more for us to enjoy Andrew. A lovely write. Now don’t forget you promised you’re going to be mushier by the day until we get to St Valentines. How funny right that a martyr being tortured should be the emblem of lovers’ day?

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  2. I love this and love your reason for writing it! How sweet are you?! This our such a lovely gesture. I, too, have been inspired by other bloggers… and I often find myself thinking, “I wish I wrote that,” or “I wish someone wrote that for (or about) me.” I’m constantly amazed at the talent around me… and it inspires me every day.

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  3. Beautifully written expression of how many of us feel when we read stirring words from other writers. I confess to wishing many times I was someone’s “muse”. A muse is so much more romantic than a Siren. 😉

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    • Yeah, I have like 5 or 6, but there is one that inspires me more than others. Last night I stared at a blank page, went to her blog, and this piece flowed out of me. She cures my writers block every time. No she doesn’t know. First, I am a married man, so it would look improper and disrespectful. What if she is married or has a jealous boyfriend. So, I wrote this for her. This admiration must remain in silence. Thanks for reading Meg.

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  4. I think that is the beauty of art, to be inspired and have you want to inspire others in return.
    An ever beating stream of ideas. A blood line into the heart and setting a soul on fire.
    With trembling aches we continue on their waves setting sail to unknowns. leaving waves in our wake.
    I bleed we bleed
    in succession beat after beat
    it becomes self sustaining
    a life on its own, a muse of all muses
    and we call it life, world or even universe.

    Great words.And an inspiration indeed in return.

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    • Laughing my monkey butt off. So many ladies in Blogville inspire me. Hey, I started blogging in September, & my novels have been set aside since then. Since we have connected, I realize I have to get back to work. Remember your post where we discussed not wanting to self publish. you inspired me to get back on track! And I thank you for that. So, don’t think my inspirations are all poetry and rhyme. Thank you for the comments. You gave me a good laugh.

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  5. “I wish HIS words were meant for me.”
    Oh, such a lovely tribute to someone that inspires you. Kind of makes me melt. To have that kind of effect on someone would have to feel like being able to fly. What a lucky lady to have captured the attention of such a talented writer as yourself. I think SHE is truly the lucky one. Absolutely Beautiful words Sir. 🙂

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  6. I’ve always felt that anyone who stuffs their writing in a locked box is writing for one very special person and doesn’t want to share. But anyone who publishes in any way is writing for the whole world, for each of us as unique individuals as well as for us as Everyman. Your muse knows you, she writes for you. You are wise enough to open your heart and be touched.
    And for today, we can all pretend that we are your muse, even though I know I’m not.

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  7. It is nice you have a secret muse who inspires you. Now I understand why you’re so prodigious. But most of all, I am happy that you have this muse because thanks to her I can read amazing posts. 🙂

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  9. This makes me think of all the books I’ve read that made me fall in love with the authors words. I’ve often wondered, if I met them would I still be in love with those words? What we write is the best of us but not the sum. I think the words are meant for you and for all whom they speak to but they can’t be owned by anyone. Beautiful, poignant words have a life all their own…

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    • Oh, what an amazing comment. “the best of us but not the sum.” That was so sweet. Yeah, writers touch us with their words. And they may not be meant for us, but every reader can feel as if they were. Thank you for stopping by to read and contribute your wonderful thoughts.

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  10. Throughout the ages, many poets have passed from this world, never having opportunity to kiss that Muse. This is a beautiful dedication to a beautiful muse, my friend. You speak what many of us feel daily as we bathe in the presence of our own muses.

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  11. Yeah.what is dt beaitiful poem written by he/she.it is written for only u so its every lines make some tattoo on ur heart break.dt is sure andrewz.perhaps it is written for everyone bt had meant to u ,o nice guy coz ur blog’name n ur doing works r inspired to dt lonly soul.be smile n be happy u both as i pray to god from farest place…

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  12. Hey lonely auther !! On ur post”d secret muse”why r ur shrblogger so much irritiating n feeling of jealous?l m smiling on them n ur secret muse too.u r luky for such quarrelsome followers.ha ha ha…………

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