You’re most welcome Kat… now I recall, I read a famous, and good poet, Kaveh Akbar’s Tweet: he…

i wrote this back in 2015 as a final piece of what had been a writing exercise that turned into a full journey through the planets (i ended up publishing it here as “Urania”.) I felt kinda discouraged after that exercise, but gained an important insight about “inspiration”, i.e., the Muse.

nice try,” she said, ripping the sheets up,
looking through
the sweat of exhaustion
pouring off my brow
the tears of nervousness
and disappointment
pooling in my eyes.
“go back.
try again.”
and softer,
“iʻll never leave
as long as you try.

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