The Muse

The Muse
Wakes me up
To pour out my soul
In lines and won't
Let me be

If I try
To resist
He makes me restless
And when I do write
He goads me
On and on

Write and write
I do until
My mind is bared
Only then
Does he let me be.

Emmanuel Inya Otu-nwachi
(C) All Rights Reserved. Poem Submitted on 10/29/2020

Poet's note: The poem is an ode to the Muse, the inspirer of songs and poems. In it I describe how I feel each time I am inspired to write.
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