(re)finding inspiration

I spent months and
months
and
months
not writing anything,
and then

you

came back into my life

just long enough

to provide me with the
exact
balance
of happiness

and misery

that makes the words
flow
so quickly
and smoothly

that I feel sane
again.

thanks.

bastard.

Paula Harris

Published in a fine line, NZ Poetry Society journal
December 2014
Published in Manawatu Standard
February 11 2012