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Inspiration is a notion,

springing from some strong emotion.

Like a volcanic geyser spout,

suddenly it springs right out.


Emotions are the driving force,

I’ve yet to figure out the source.

It can appear from anywhere,

here and there and everywhere.


Inspiration may ignite

emotions that lay out of sight.

It’s like emotions have just waited

but they must be stimulated.


I’ve had inspiration come

from my stoma and my bum.

Maybe because it touched upon

a place from once a light had shone.


Maybe a stoma just confirms

by opening up this can of worms

that we are always vulnerable

to anything that’s horrible.


Stomas with their complications,

give to us some revelations

at what we say and feel and think,

that may well bring us to the brink.


It’s tough to have the irritation,

but that’s the stuff of inspiration.

We need to feel emotions stir

for inspiration to occur.


I have to say that up to date,

my stoma’s made me contemplate.

I know it could be so much worse

than inspiring rhyming verse.




















 


 



























   















































(10.08.2010)




Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.

01.08.2014






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