Thursday, September 2, 2010

A Writer's Voyage

A Writer’s Voyage                                           
by Gayle C. Krause

I float upon a sea of words
in my manuscript,
docking at book islands
with pages torn and ripped
from overuse by authors
seeking references or guides
in writing “the great novel”
through thick thesaurus tides.

But on the sea’s horizon
beneath the setting sun
is my inspiration.
My work will soon be done.
A publisher will buy it
and bind it in a book
for new, upcoming authors
to stop by and take a look.

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