I’m told muses bestow ideas, some writers swear it’s true.
Ethereal assistants delivering help out of the blue.
Some mystical magic, hocus pocus abstruse,
Does having a muse simply provide a convenient excuse?
When stuck on a plot, or a character needs tweaking
Lost author will be found pacing floorboards weeping
Till a muse sweeps in, spurring typing to begin.
Does an author need another for a plot to win?
Perhaps, writers don’t take enough credit,
They are the ones who write, re-write, and edit.
Doesn’t the magic come from one’s mind?
Why praise a being who is impossible to find?
Yet, is there something to the notion,
That a muse’s presence sets a story in fast motion?
I do believe in mystical things.
Do muses have diaphanous wings?
Is there a muse meant for me,
To dispense ideas and creativity?
I sure could use a radiant sage,
To help flow my pen across the page.
Muse, would you please leave today?
Race to me be on your way.
I’ll take you on, I’ve got nothing to lose.
Which story takes flight, you can choose!
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