help, I have writers block?

I'm trying to write a poem (something I usually do) but I can't a line out for the life of me. I have a topic and all but the words that I have don't feel right. thanks for the help and God bless you all.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Give yourself a break...do something you enjoy doing (besides writing!), such as listening to music, taking a walk, watching a movie...anything but write. Let your mind just be relaxed for a bit, not worrying about writer's block...and this will allow fresh and new thoughts in, which are certainly conducive to productive and successful writing.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Try a free write. Just write down all your thoughts on the topic continuously; it doesn't even have to be in complete sentences. Often times the best poetry lines come out when you're not really trying; at least for me it often happens. Hope I helped.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The times I write the best poems are when I'm consumed with an emotion, most commonly a painful one. You could try remembering a scene in your past when you felt a strong emotion. Sit in that memory until the emotion comes back to you. Pick up a pencil and paper and write from that place.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I thought of saying something cute

    To give your head a break.

    But when I clicked on "Answer this.,"

    MY mind just took a break!

    I sat here, fingers on the keys,

    Just rarin' to let go.

    I read your question once again

    And thought about it so.

    I looked around me as I sat

    And contemplated "life."

    "Why can't I answer this poor soul

    Whose mind is full of strife?"

    So, I determined to plug on,

    Though slowly, up the hill.

    I'm bound to finish this to you

    (Think of it as you will).

    Apparently comes a time when all

    Poetic prose is blocked,

    And heads will just not empty out

    The words, know matter what!

    Perhaps if you create a poem

    That signifies your plight,

    You might be able to clear all

    The "bad vibes" in your sight.

    Then after that, the way just might

    Be clear for you to go

    Ahead and create, freely, all

    The words you want to show.

    If I have helped at all today,

    No thanks are needed here.

    (Just vote me "best" in Answers, and

    Ten points will make us clear!)

    Source(s): Original prose, from me to you. Hope it helped. (Okay, you can laugh. That was the intent.)
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  • 1 decade ago

    try word association...just go down the list of words you already have and say the first one out loud..then say the next thing that pops into your head and write it down beside it..then on to the next on the list and repeat the process..this will tap into your subconsious and maybe help you with your flow...Good luck!

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  • 1 decade ago

    think about a past experience, and find some rhyming words that would match your poem. Try to read or research some famous poems, get the juices flowing. Try a haiku, they're easy to do.

    GOOD LUCK!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Source(s): ME
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  • 1 decade ago

    Listen to some non-lyrical music to relax your mind.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    perhaps the devil moved in next door. have you ever seen the movie barton fink? its about the devil moving in next door and causing writers block.

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  • 1 decade ago

    go do something completely different for a while and then try to go back to it again

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  • 1 decade ago

    if you would have let us know what the topic was maybe we could help you

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