How can I make a masterpiece?

You were supposed to write something.

But you couldn’t fathom why your mind is overflowing

With too much lists and codes, too much worries—it’s disgusting.

So you end up staring at your laptop,

fingertips ready to dance with the keypad,

eyes glued to the screen, chair’s heating up for real.

You’ve been planning to write something,

but no swift thought can satisfy your brain’s craving—for something original, something unclichéd that could mean a thing.

Then you turn to a book you were reading, hoping for the light bulb to say, ting!

Unfortunately there’s still nothing.

Is this a mere writer’s block or but pure folly?

Nonetheless, you really want to write something,

so you thrust your whole being to ponder thoroughly, to dig for ideas tremendously

But your disoriented mind is not helping.

It’s when your heart start pounding, that you realize what’s missing.

You forgot to listen to your heart, as your mind overrule you with boring facts and schemes.

It was saying something.

What did it say?

Your heart says it’s in pain.

You then grabbed this time your pen and paper,

jotting down each word your heart dictates.

You didn’t mind if it’s basic and plain, if it lacks pompous adjectives or peculiar adverbs

All you care is what your heart is telling you to create.

You didn’t mind how the readers would react.

It’s merely for the purpose of bursting them feelings out.

You then finish the piece out of sheer signals from the heart.

Making you discern it’s not hard after all, it only takes a heart that speaks to make a such masterpiece.

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  1. George F. says:

    “for something original, something unclichéd that could mean a thing…” Yeah. That’s the hardest part. But listening to your heart is a good solution. Tough to do sometimes. Nice piece.

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    1. Apple Rae says:

      Hi George! Thank you for the kind words 😉

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  2. very nice……😃😃😃

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    1. Apple Rae says:

      Heyyy thank you! ☺️


  3. My process is…
    Write. Back up, redo, back up, change a word. Erase the whole thing. Start over, delete it all. Go with the original version. Lol

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    1. Apple Rae says:

      Lollll not bad! Isn’t it tedious though? Lol


  4. Enni says:

    Perfectly portrayed state of me

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    1. Apple Rae says:

      Right now Enni? I’ve had that state a few days ago, I can totally feel youuu 😅

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      1. Enni says:

        I want to write about my PUSHKAR visit on my sister bday , then want to write about lord shiva and then about lord Krishna …… there are lots of things in my draft …. specially – The Immortals Of Meluha … and you know when I get ideas – when I was preparing dinner , washing dishes, at offc 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ oh God !!!! I hadn’t yet updated next chapter of my book on wattpad 😑😑😞😞😞

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      2. Apple Rae says:

        That’s a lot of to-do’s!!! Lol i feel you. Sometimes we get sooo overwhelmed with too many ideas we tend to lose track on how to start in the first place. What’s Pushkar btw? Lord Shive and Krishna stories sound fascinating! Let me know once you finished them up ☺️❤️

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      3. Enni says:

        Pushkar is a small city in Rajasthan …… around 3hours away from Jaipur (city I lives in) . It is famous coz of the Pushkar lake and lord Brahma has only one temple all around the world that is situated in Pushkar
        Today is Mahashivratri – celebrating lord Shiva’s wedding Anniversary , there are lots of stories ….. lord Krishna no words for him ….. I’m so fascinated by these two deities …. will update ASAP

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      4. Apple Rae says:

        Yay! I’m looking forward to that. I should visit India one day, I reckon I have so much to learn from your country ☺️☺️☺️

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      5. Enni says:

        Sorry Pushkar is a Town🤪 and I would love to meet you …. please make ur plan ASAP

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      6. Apple Rae says:

        Me too! I will let you know once I’ve arranged a trip to your country ☺️

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      7. Enni says:

        And now my lappy showing hardware error

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      8. Apple Rae says:

        Oh nooo 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️

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  5. Bartek D says:

    Great use of words,I often feel like that. I have an idea that I will write today or tomorrow and maybe it will work out. Writing a sort with a cliffhanger and then another person would continue however they like with every person making a twist in the story, that’s if anyone would be interested

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    1. Apple Rae says:

      I can totally feel you. I’m just like you, ALL THE TIME. Lol. Thank you again for taking the time to read. 🙂


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