The Muse is demanding and I’m now on holiday checking out bathroom walls

last piece I promise
if I utter those words again
I will pin my ruby (nothing like home) red lips to the toilet wall
next to the dial a fuck number

if you are ever in a haze
and call that number
block your ears
it’s the pied piper trying to play you

she likes to fall in and out of love
biting down on a crisp pickle
stretching her being into a sugar coated pretzel
dancing for you alone the seven sultry veils

please my love, scratch
your initials
next to my lips
I’ll spend eternity kissing them

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  • skinnyman
    skinnymanover 5 years ago

    wise words written in the small room of contemplation…sometimes…usually it’s just bad grammer.xx

  • LOL yes it often is bad grammar…

    The muse and I are taking a break from each other. It feels strange….

    – Lisa Jewell

  • AmandaWitt
    AmandaWittover 5 years ago

    A break isn’t always a bad thing. I’m having a demanding weekend with my novel but hadn’t written any of it for 5 weeks before now.
    You often return to writing feeling invigorated, refreshed, like a holiday, and your next pieces are better again. At least, that’s what i’ve found.

  • Thanks Amanda,

    I am certain you are right…..I wish you all the best with the novel :))) xxx

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Matt Penfold
    Matt Penfoldover 5 years ago

    Your muse is certainly a musing and so are you. it must be because it’s Sunday.

    How do you know the muse will not hound you? do you really have control of such a powerful creative force?
    I guess we’ll know if we see ruby red lips pinned to the bathroom wall ;-)

  • Hey Matt, methinks you’re onto something with the Sunday reference.

    The Muse packed her own bags, she is good to have a holiday too…..
    xx

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 5 years ago

    Keep an eye out next time you’re in a toilet ;)

    seriously, the muse and I are on a break without a journal post xx

  • msdebbie
    msdebbieover 5 years ago

    We’ll miss you if you’re away a while, but hope you enjoy the holiday.
    Even bathroom walls beats work, surely xoxo

  • Hey Deb,

    I’ll be about, just no new work until the muse and I have kicked back for bit xx

    – Lisa Jewell

  • mychaelalchemy
    mychaelalchemyover 5 years ago

    the imagery here is delicious and I read it a few times in savor…sometimes, the Muse stuffs my ears so I cannot hear Her, at other times, it is the only voice I hear throughout my day making me want to write constantly, sometimes, maddeningly, but, I seem to heed the call even when I try to ignore Her…
    “dancing for you alone the seven sultry veils” this has actually happened to me, but I wasn’t alone exactly…but, you can dance for me anytime you want :))

  • I think a minor miracle occurred when my muse and I were in synch about this break….

    You know if I tried to do the dance of the seven veils I’m fairly certain I’d giggle all the way through it, so not really exotic and erotic…;)

    – Lisa Jewell

  • devotee1
    devotee1over 5 years ago

    I am feeling a bit flushed. Light hearted, unclean rinsing we all need every now and then. Great read! xox

  • Flushed hehe you are so cute and wonderful to me. Thank you Joe x

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 5 years ago

    Your writing just draws pictures and with them a big smile!!!!! xoxooxxo

  • awww that sounds so lovely, thanks Sally xx

    – Lisa Jewell

  • bill bell
    bill bellover 5 years ago

    Well done Lisa see you soon.

  • Yep you sure will…all over your work ;)

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Nascha
    Naschaover 5 years ago

    I’ll miss you Lisa. I’m sure your muse will too! putting on my red lipstick to kiss you….mwah!! my number is on the toilet wall….lol….love you. xxxx

  • hehe…

    you won’t miss me, cause I’ll be right here xxxx

    – Lisa Jewell

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