Ready, Steady

In response to Scott’s Daily Prompt, Ready, set go!

They say, write
Don’t think
Just write
But for me
That defeats the purpose
I write because I can’t talk
At least I can’t talk eloquently
I cannot frame my argument
Or my thoughts
In the best way
Only when I have walked away
I write
So I can think
So I can find the best words
To say what I 
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By Scott Bailey © 2017

Immersed in purple
Drifting in a swirling cloud
Sparkles in the distance
In the deeper swirls
And somewhere
Beats the pulse
Of the roaring
Burning heart

Scott’s Daily Prompt 24/01/2022

Today’s prompt is.

Ready, set, go 

Set a timer for ten minutes. Open a new post. Start the timer, and start writing. When the timer goes off, publish.