NaPoWriMo,  Poetry

I Need A Break

I am so tired today. Everything is too loud, too noisy, too bright, too something. I’m glad I only have to deal with one challenge today. Because I’m not sure my brain could deal with the stress.
Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt is to write descriptive prose then cut out all the unnecessary determiners, adverbs, etc., and leave the nouns, verbs, a few adjectives. Basically, strip it away to it’s basic ingredients and, voilรก! You should have a poem.

I cheated. I just finished writing my article for my Twisted Writers post tomorrow, and I am worded out. (I think I forgot to title my post, too. Crapple. Have to go back and fix that now.) So, I stripped my words down, and thought in basics. Now, I’m going to go take a nap.

xo Jesi


By Jessica Scott


Tired, brain-fried,

Head throbbing,

No words today.


Let it rest.

Take a nap.

Feel better soon.


Words will come when ready.

Even muses take breaks.

Jesi Scott is an aspiring writer of novels, a poet, and blogger. She has guest-blogged over at The Well-Tempered Bards, and has a post featured at For Love Ofโ€ฆ. Jesi has two poems published in Memories of Mist, a literary anthology, and one published story in a newsletter. She is currently working on releasing her first poetry collection as well as writing her first novel. When not writing, Jesi can be found getting lost in bookstores, singing and dancing around the house, experiencing culture with friends, and generally having fun with her four sons when they arenโ€™t driving her weeping into her closet, which she calls her Padded Cell. She loves to rescue stray bookmarks, as well as books, and has opened her heart to any and all stories needing a home. Archery is her current favorite thing ever but you might want to stand back a little as she still has a tendency to drop the bow occasionally.


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