Rhyme and No Reason!

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Obsession. — May 18, 2016

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Obsession.

I am taking part in Ronovan and Colleen’s Writers Quote Wednesday Challenge, and this week we have been given ‘obsession’ as our prompt word.
I felt that the following quote by sculptor, Henry Moore, pretty much sums up how I feel, and will be the subject of my poem.

“The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.”

-Henry Moore

 

I have a bit of a problem

That I really ought to confess

Whenever I find a new hobby

I suddenly start to obsess!

First of all, it was sewing

I spent loads of money on that

But sadly, most of my creations

Were nothing better than tat!

I also get caught up in knitting

Stockpiling mountains of wool

With so many projects unfinished

I really am such a fool!

I had a go at card making

Buying up lots of supplies

I made a card for my daughter

After five or six tries!

And then I discovered blogging

As a way to cope with depression

I have slowly formed an addiction

And have yet another obsession!

Episode 201: Boasting of Posting! — March 6, 2015

Episode 201: Boasting of Posting!

There’s something that I am quite proud of
Although it is not pleasant to boast
Even though it’s been only six months now
I have written my 200th post!
Some of them have been rather silly
Others have turned out quite sad
One of two have ended up funny
But most are stark raving mad!
At times I like to throw in a poem
Oh how I love a good rhyme
The problem is now I’m addicted
Blogging takes up all my time!
I blog when I get chance to
After finishing work for the day
I read other blogs in the meantime
To see what they have to say
I can’t stop this mad blogging habit
I’m finding it is rather fun
Oh hang on, I think I have new post now
Yep, that’s made it 201!

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