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Old 01-31-2007, 06:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have the most frustrating block of all time at the moment, its been with me for over a week and i just cannot formulate the words to make an anywhere near presentable poem. Anybody else get this alot?
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Old 01-31-2007, 06:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, I tend to try and write anyway even if it sucks.
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Old 01-31-2007, 07:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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if i do that then i just lose the passion for it, get in a huff and switch the computer off.
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Old 01-31-2007, 07:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I see i see, well sometimes it helps if I read a book, but thats most just if I need inspiration when I just can't come up with words I typically wait it out.
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Old 01-31-2007, 07:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I try to read other poets work so you feel inspired to write.
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Old 01-31-2007, 08:58 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Often times I'll open a book of poetry to a random page, take a random line, transcribe it and use it as the springboard for a freewrite that usually inspires something worthwhile. If nothing else, it'll give you a starting point, suggest a topic to your mind and give you the juice to get going. Sometimes the best way to get out of a funk is to stop over-thinking it. Instead just find something random an object, a line from a book...whatever, and pull any idea out of it that you can Then freewrite without judging it in any way as you write. Usually you'll get at least a few lines that can be shaped into something more substantial and permanent. I'd say you just need to find any way you can to keep yourself writing. If you put in the effort to seek inspiration you'll often find it. A couple of weeks ago I put on Ys by Joanna Newsom and took about 3 or 4 pages of notes on it as I listened. There's not a consistent flow in it, but there are some really creative, perceptive ideas and I think I could easily create a pretty worthwhile critical essay with what I've got there. I think you just need to stop convincing yourself that it's so hard to find things to write about. The universe is infinite, and so are the possibilities. Just take the plunge and write with self-consciousness and fear.
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Old 02-01-2007, 03:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I just don't bother trying to write anything unless I've got something I really want to write about. What I would do is turn the computer off, put your coolest shoes on and go find a woman to get nasty with.
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Old 02-01-2007, 03:31 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I got arrested last time I tried that. Wtf@rape
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You obviously weren't wearing the right shoes.
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:23 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I see, you're a slick dresser what pair should I get?
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