written by: Maja S. Todorovic
I am the poet.
You are the poet.
Poetry is everywhere:
in your squinting eyes due to the bright Sun beams;
in the smell of your first morning coffee;
in the smile of your friend when he sees you;
in the angry voice of your boss, when he teases you;
in the playful butterfly resting on your fingertips;
in the warm, passionate breath on your lover’s lips;
in the barking of your neighbor’s dog;
in the dense fog, heavy autumn rain;
in your unbearable pain.
That’s why you write:
you don’t need to explain,
anyone, just in vain.
You write because you feel,
unsaid, unknown, unseen,
unheard, words unthrown.
You don’t write for adoration
You don’t write for praise,
someone else to be amazed.
Your poem is your breathing.
Your poem is your existence.
Your poem is your persistence
to continue dreaming.
Words and letters, surprised
gathered here to take off their masks,
to let you know:
whenever in doubt –just write!
Your creativity is well disguised.
Sometimes is shy,
encourage it to shine:
– just write!
I'm a writer, educator, entrepreneur and creativity coach.
I'm the author of the blog Business in Rhyme where I like to encourage and inspire people to discover their creative side through poetry and writing.