Why do I Write ?

The notion of pens and paper in my pocket strikes a chord.
When I first started writing I actually carried a small pad and wrote long hand.
Then with some praise from fellow DUP members the poems came fast and furious.
There was no time for long hand, it was anything electronic to do the deed.

But why was I writing?
I was encouraged by a nephew who thought I should write.
He thought novel, I thought narrative poems.
The rest is history ...

There have been close to 1900 poems since autumn of 2013.
Not including the 700 I deleted for being repetitive.
Here is one of my first poems.
I was new, I didn't know what I was doing, no form.
I just wrote ....

NYC Romance

Dead of Winter
New York City
Translucent blue sky
Icy cold
Waiting for Darkness
Universal Wilderness
Let the leafless trees tell the story
Going home to you
A glass of wine
Dinner on the stove
Your Gaze
This romance
Written by PoetSpeak
Published 9th Jan 2014

It's close to 10 years later
The question remains
Why do I write ?
The answer is, how can I not !!

Author's Note
For the Missy Comp
"I know why there's always pens in your pocket"
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
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