thwarted (by: eddy styx)


I am stymied,
no spark
of inspiration
no stimulation
moves my mind.
no creativity
stirs within,
no whispers from
my beloved muse.
I am lost
out at sea,
with no wind
to set my sail.
I look to
my dark side,
for answers
but they are
surrounded by
a misty veil
buried within
my psyche.
in turmoil
covert and obscure,
no guiding light
to pilot me home,
through these
turbulent waters
of brine and foam.


*eddy styx is my male, murderous alter ego who writes dark poetry!


  • dusk arising

    Eddie, i hate to see you down like this. I am outside your door and tonite i will leave a 'rescued' garment upon your doorknob which may bring back your mojo.

    • Candlewitch

      thanks da,

      much appreciated to be sure ;)

      ever, eddy

    • Unsub


      seems like a normal happy day in the life of Styx!

      Descriptive & down right depressing...perfect!


      • Candlewitch

        lol!!! yup...i'm a real bundle of joy ;) i hope you are well!

        ever, eddy

      • onepauly

        when we think of ourselves in others, we feel better.

        • Candlewitch

          you are right...thanks pauly!

          ever, eddy

        • Goldfinch60


          you had better have a word with Cat to see if she can wake up your muse.


          • Candlewitch

            hello Goldfinch!

            Cat broke a toe by being clumsy, so she is feeling down (and stupid!) too. Steve is sympathetic, so that helps ;)

            ever, eddy

          • Santita


            You pull us into the atmosphere of this piece. Your rich descriptions remind me of times that my muse, and even myself, are lost without "a guiding light to pilot me home".
            A favorite for sure.

            • Candlewitch

              hey Santita,

              hope those times are few and far between. thanks for everything!

              ever, eddy

            • ZIGGY

              dear cat as always a joy to read the dark recesses of your mind every word and line is a delight ,,,,,zigs

              • Candlewitch

                dear Ziggy,

                it is great to see you! I hope that everything in your life is going well. a couple of weeks ago I broke a toe on my right foot...then a week later I lost my balance and royally messed up my left knee. tomorrow I see an orthopedic surgeon. Steve has been working from home to take care of me. so at least I get to be with him more often ;) take good care of yourself!

                *hugs, Cat
                ever, eddy

                • ZIGGY

                  hi cat got your update from Steve I so wish you well and a quick recovery ,,,zigs xxx much love

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