What is it for you?

Published July 16, 2013 by M E McMahon

Here is one of the best list of reasons why we are writers!

My thoughts on a page.

What is it that inspires you to write a post or story?

Is it a moment felt,
or a thought that overwhelms?

Leaving us no choice but to abandon everything,photo credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/davelewis88/4868852058/">dave lewis 88</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">cc</a>
to tap on the keyboard,
or put pen to paper?

Is it words spoken by someone else,
which cannot go unanswered?

So much easier to do by writing,
than by actually answering.

Is it a sense of duty?
The promise we would stick to a schedule,
that taps away inside our heads,
and does not allow us to ignore its demands.

Is it an emotion,
which has built up inside?

Happiness, sadness, grief or celebration,
which we feel compelled to share.

Is it a compulsion?
An addiction so great,
we cannot function,
unless we have written or published.

Is it all of the above?
Every day a different calling,
which leads us to our writing.
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Or is it simply the…

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