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So CS: Not For Nothing



Naught for nothing – I try and I try.

Naught for nothing – I am barely holding on.

Naught for nothing – I thought I had it and I lost what it was.

Naught for nothing – I can’t quite get a grip.

Naught for nothing – the knots in my stomach just tightened again.

Naught for nothing – I am not sure where I belong.

Naught for all the nots in my stomach that are not loosening, no matter how much I try.



What the hell was that?

Okay, was that a poem?

I am not sure.


I just considered the prompt at Linda G Hill’s:

SoCS for March 28

blog post and I let stream of consciousness take over.

It’s a rather perfect first attempt for me at this blog prompt. I am glad to participate with so many other bloggers.

The prompt naught/knot/not was a cool one, if I do say so myself. I read it and just had to give it a try.

Excellent choice Linda.

This most imperfect of first stream of consciousness contributions of mine is a poem, if I do say so myself, and that’s what’s funny about both poetry and stream of consciousness writing is that I usually don’t consider myself a poet.

It is not my kind of writing, most times. It’s when I am not planning, just like stream of consciousness writing itself, that the rare poem from inside me shows itself.