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The Poems I Have Not Written —

By johnlmalone

I am outside late at night

Writing poems

About the poems I have not written

The ones I’ve shied away from

Because of embarrassment

Or timidity

Or fear of shedding my jovial persona

And find Somewhat alarmingly

That the poems I have not written

Far outnumber those I have

John Malone is […]

The Poems I Have Not Written —


Have you ever wondered about your words?
Image by Florin Radu from Pixabay

I too, have stories that lay in the dust, not written for what reason I don’t know. Perhaps I worry about criticism, or failure, when I should be sharing what I am thinking with others.

I saw a comment one time that went something like this;

“When you are wondering if your idea is worth putting into a story, remember someone wrote a story about sharks coming out of a tornado.”

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Sharknado is a series of American disaster horror comedy science-fiction films released by Syfy starting in 2013. The sixth film concluded the series in 2018. It has since been expanded into video games and comics, including a spin-off film, Sharknado: Heart of Sharkness, that was released in 2015.