I regret!

I think I can’t write anymore
Like how I used to write before
As this becomes recurrent
I fear if it’s going to be permanent

Whenever I sit to think
I feel like my thoughts badly shrink
And when I really try to ink
I stare at the wall and blink

It’s so much complication
Because I find no inspiration
I really unlike this situation
But how can I escape this agitation?

Is anybody there, like me?
My stressful pain can you see?
I myself thought that I am a poet
But oh, I am not and I regret!

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My Passion for writing unfolded during this lockdown, and here I am a blogger toady!

93 thoughts on “I regret!

  1. It’s amazing you can still write a rhyming poem about lack of inspiration. You’re way ahead of a lot of writers in this regard. The metaphoric pen and paper are always there whenever you feel inspired, and I’ll be here to read your wonderful work. πŸ–€πŸ–€

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    1. Oh dear Carter, I am so lost for words to say thank you. πŸ–€πŸ–€ Aren’t you the best my dear friend? Thank you from the bottom of my heart for always supporting my works. It means so much to me. I am greatly humbled πŸ’œπŸ’–πŸ§‘πŸ’›

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  2. Aw I can relate to this poem so well but the very fact that you derived inspiration from it and wrote this beautiful poem shows how amazing a poet you are! Brilliant write!

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    1. Awww…. Thank you dear D. ❣️❣️
      You are so sweet to always say the nicest things. 😍😍 I feel so good to read this special comment. Thank you for this encouraging words, it means more than I can say!

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    1. Thank you dearest Ashish. ❣️❣️ How sweet of you to say such beautiful thing to me. I am truly humbled 😍😍. Thank you for being there always. ❀️❀️

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  3. No inspiration is an inspiration in itself, Preeths. Just see how you incredibly have penned such a beautiful poem with so much ease, smooth flow and perfect rhyming. Just look at things and people around you. Ideas come from them, mind simply processes and reflects them. You are a brilliant poetess, no doubt about it. All the best for all your endeavours πŸ˜ŠπŸ’πŸ’–

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    1. Thank you dear Mr KK. 🀝 Am grateful to you for giving me the strength that I needed. Support from a talented poet like you is my motivation. 😍 I always look up to you as you are one of my favourite poet. Thank you for understanding and for the beautiful comment that made my day.

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    1. Awww….the best comment from the best poet!!! ❀️❀️❀️ Thank you for the love dearest Gabriela. 😍😍 I am so lost for words to find a better way to thank you for always being by my side. This made me so emotional. πŸ’”πŸ’” Sending you hugs my dear Gabriela. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—β£οΈβ£οΈ

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  4. You are rare n great my dear friend. Take your time, do not stress yourself. I am sure you will do wonders with your beautiful writings. Do you rememver once I wrote on some of your poems about how talented poet you are. Loves sweetest πŸ˜‡β£

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    1. Aww… thank you dearie. ❣️❣️ How can I ever forget what you wrote about me? I still have that stored in my gallery as a screenshot. ❀️❀️ At times when I feel low I read those beautiful comments to make me feel good. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for always being there. Love you dear friend πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ€—β£οΈ

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  5. My Dear Preeths,
    You are a great poet and penned these words so well! All of us go through this! Even those of us who aren’t poets but write poetry. I’m always like.. “You’re not a poet” but I write neeways like you. Take the pressure off … it ill come. You always have wonderful poems and inspiration to share!!! Trust itπŸ’–πŸ’–β£οΈ

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    1. Thank you dearest Cindy. ❀️❀️ All your love and care makes me feel much better.
      I am glad you liked the poem. Thank you is just not enough for this kindness towards me. Much love dear Cindy ❣️❣️😍

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      1. Awwww thats sooo awesome. I’m sooo glad it did because it was a great poem and you are a great poet. You are the best. You inspire the world and me everyday with your heart, wisdom and loveπŸ’–

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    1. Dear Akshita.. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. ❣️❣️❣️ Your encouraging words means the world to me. I very much grateful for your support and you are the best. πŸ€—πŸ€—

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  6. great poem❀ perfect rhyme and something which i guess all the authors will realate to at different point of times.

    I just wanna say that whenever u feel so…when ur mind is not giving ideas and your heart starts to believe that this not not where you are good at…trust me just read ur own previous work.πŸ’š Take a break..read ur poems..ur posts and then seeing those masterpiece will get your confidence back.
    I think our own writings are our biggest inspirations.πŸ’›
    And chill buddy …this happens with all of us..we will be happy if u have a break and re post ur old ones again for a while.
    because we know that the next coming is a new wonder piece!❀

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    1. Oh dear Ayushi, you words are motivating!! It’s so good to see so many good souls like you are believing in me. I really need this right now! ❀️❀️ Thanks for understanding and for being there always. Means so much to me πŸ€—πŸ˜

      True, I could feel hope after reading my old poems πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰. Thank you dear for your uplifting words, I have decided I am not giving up! 🀝

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  7. Ah, my dearest Preeths, you are a poet, please do not worry. You’re poetry is there, still living and loving inside of you, and will come in time. We have all been through these periods, and it will pass. When this happens for me, I step away from the keyboard, or piece of paper, and go for a walk, meditate, watch nature, do anything really other than write or think about writing. Helpful. Much love to you. ❀❀❀ Oh, and I do love your poem! Resonates with us all. ❀❀

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    1. Thank you dear Jeff . It’s so loving to see your kind comment! Am sure going to try what you said, may be it will help. Thank you dear Jeff for understanding and for supporting my work always β€οΈβ€οΈπŸ€—πŸ€—
      I am grateful to have known you here in WP, it’s such a bliss! 🀝

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      1. You’re welcome, dearest Preeths. It is always my pleasure to read and support your work. ❀ Is blissful for me! Aww, that is so kind of you; I am grateful every day that we have connected here. ❀❀❀

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    1. Thank you dear Nehal for understanding. ❣️❣️ Some of us here are sailing in the same boat. But it’s not the end and let’s hope that this too shall pass …. 🀝 Thank you for your encouraging words dear. ❣️❣️

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  8. Fret not, dear Preeths. Even in the middle of what seems to be like a writer’s block, you have managed to pen a beautiful poem. I hope that the words will start flowing soon. I have fallen behind on the writing bandwagon too. You’re not alone, my dear.

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    1. Thank you dear Shweta ❀️❀️
      Your words are so comforting right now.
      This writer’s block is not a good thing to happen but when it happens I don’t know how to end this!!! Thank you for understanding. ❣️❣️ Let’s hope that this too shall pass…. 🀝

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  9. Thank you dear Radhika. ❣️❣️ See how hard it is to stare at the blank page for hours and you still write nothing!!! Thank you dear for understanding. This is happening to me many times and I fear if this is going to be forever!!! πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯ But I am glad you liked this poem. ❣️❣️

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  10. My dearest Preeths, I love this piece and I appreciate you sharing your honest thoughts with us all!!!! You definitely are a poet, and a phenomenal one at that! You will get through this phase πŸ™ŒπŸ». Usually when I can’t pick a topic to write about, things as simple as letting go of needing a topic and just taking a deep breath always helps. You got this, my stellar friend! Just look at this fabulous poem you wrote, you are a GEM πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ–€

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    1. Oh my dear Ace, I am so lost for words to say thank you for your incredible comment on this poem. ❣️❣️❣️ How sweet of you to understand me! Thank you for giving me tips , I am sure going to give a try.πŸ‘ Your love and support is always appreciated dear Ace. Thank you for the uplifting words which comforts my soul. Much love dear Friend β£οΈπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ€—

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    1. Thank you dear Cheryl. You always say good things ❣️❣️ I am hoping the same and I really wish and wait for the muse to return. I’ll take your words Cheryl… Thank you for encouraging me. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ˜πŸ˜

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  11. I was in the same state after completing napowrimo of 2021. I felt that my thoughts exhausted and there was nothing left to write on. But that lasted for a couple of months and then I began writing poems. You will get through it just like that!
    Such a beautiful poem, Sissy! You rock everytime! 😘❀️

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    1. Thank you dearie. ❣️❣️❣️ I am glad you’ve been there and managed to come out of that. Wishing the same to happen to me. Thank you dear sissy for being there each time to lift me up!! πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ˜πŸ˜

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  12. Your last line breaks my heart. If you aren’t a poet, who is? You are a gifted word sorceress and that is a well-established fact. Your poems are everything from heartwarming to soothing to motivational to thought-provoking. Regret not for being so talented! πŸ₯Ί You’re just having a phase. A phase of low creative energy, more like a poet’s block. I’m sure you’ll recover from that soon. As soon as inspiration strikes πŸ˜ƒ
    This happens to the best of us, Akka, trust me. Our muse suddenly leaves us πŸ™‚ Kidos to you for being a remarkable poetess! You are amazing! πŸ’–

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    1. Awwwww…..dearie, I am trying to act normal but this bring tears to my eyes. Aren’t you the best? Thank you from the bottom of my heart for trusting me and encouraging me. ❣️❣️❣️❣️ Feel like hugging you if only you are near me. πŸ€—
      Thank you is just not enough for your lovely comment. All these beautiful comments is making me stronger and I am hoping that this too shall pass….. Sending you much love 😍😍😍😍

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      1. This will definitely pass, Akka! Poetry will return to you in due course because well, the queen has to go back to the palace, right? πŸ˜‰
        Also, I don’t feel like poetry has left you at all 😁

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  13. πŸ’— I think, this is great for one who says they cant find words right now. πŸ’— I recently reminded to write daily in timed consistent writings. This has helped and I will pass this along to you, in the event it is helpful to you.

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  14. What a beautiful poem, dearest Preeths….you’re definitely a poet….not just a poet….a great one….very talented one….how beautifullly you’ve written this one….given the flow, rythm, expressed the feeling by giving a deeper meaning….I love everything abt it β€οΈβœ¨πŸ€—πŸ’«πŸŒŸ

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    1. Oh dear Navin, this made me so emotional. ❣️❣️ Thank you so much for your love and support. Whenever I am feeling low, you exactly know what to say and how to comfort me. 😍😍😍😍
      Am glad you liked this. Thank you for always being there dearest Navin πŸ€—πŸ€—

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