Fraiku: Tired

Thoughts flow like sludge
eyes ache and wine can’t dislodge
this ponderous blockage

(not even halfway through the month yet)

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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28 Responses to Fraiku: Tired

  1. Tequila works well!! πŸ₯ƒ

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  2. K. Hartless says:

    Sometimes you have to barf the words when the motor in your pen won’t budge. ;)

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  3. kristin says:

    Almost halfway!

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  4. trE says:

    “and wine can’t dislodge
    this ponderous blockage”

    I hope the creative juices continue to flow for you, Bart.

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  5. JeanMarie says:

    Sounds like you need some fiber. Have you tried Metamucil? ha ha

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  6. Love your poem, oooo, thoughts flow like sludge, I felt that! Try, wine and a bowl of savory popcorn with truffle oil, sprinkle of black pepper and shredded cheese of your choice! My favorite go to snack!! ☺️

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  7. equipsblog says:

    I resemble that picture.

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