The Bard’s Prayer

Karen Robiscoe dba CHARRONs CHATTER
My work has lived

and I tire, now

My stairway to heaven

—extra long—

sweat dripping into

half-open eyes
 
 
 
and feeling the burn

devils on escalators

flying by

the backpack I wear

will have to be checked at the door

I’m pretty sure,

but the

gospel I coded

might allow

entrance…

©Karen Robiscoe

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I bring to you an arrow, whole, Use it, or break it, But if you choose to take it --Know-- With it also, I will go. © Karen Robiscoe @1992

6 Responses to “The Bard’s Prayer”

  1. sooo true but, such a temporal outllok, Completely different view from how Victor Hugo sees evaluates his writing ! Faithfully always ~Debbie

  2. Now, this is a piece, I would love to come by and read again, again and again…Ticks me ready, sets my mood right…Refreshing!!!

    • Hi Deba! This is an anthem for every writer, I think–artists, too. It takes so much out of one to create, doesn’t it? And the rewards so few and far between. Super great to cyber see u. 🙂

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