She Seats Herself To Write


She seats herself to write

Half fearing her writing
Will drive her mad while
Half hopes it will cure her

In two minds – Ah, if only
Thinks were so simple
Turmoil turmoil turmoil

Enough! Dismisses them all
And seats herself to write

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on August 17, 2017, in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Reminds me of a poet I once knew, though not literally “mad”…. Of course I probably need to read more deeply – a metaphor

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  2. Sorry, got cut off…. Was going to say, a metaphor lurks…..

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  3. Discovered one of the comments I deleted by mistake. 😳

    “Sorry I’m not handy with YT links like you are. Not sure Nilsson will even be found there. I have a CD of him singing all the old standards. Let me know if you can find any cuts online, Ben.”

    Here’s the one I mention above:


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