Posted in Quatrain

Empty Screen

Photo Credit: Drew Coffman at Flickr
Photo Credit: Drew Coffman at Flickr

I sit and watch the speeding clock,
my words sealed tight with key and lock.
No images to soothe or shock,
no work that isn’t poppycock.

The keyboard’s job: to harshly mock
my efforts that are often schlock.
This writing life can be a crock
when weighted down by writer’s block.

© Susan Schoeffield

Written for the 2/5/14 Poetic Asides prompt: write a “work” poem.

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