My Persistent Muse

I think a lot of us can relate to muses that wake us up in the middle of the night… like Jan’s muse. Enjoy.

Writing and Music

MY MUSE

D. Wallace Peach put out a call on her Myths of the Mirror blog site challenging authors to write about their muse. I wasn’t going to write anything and then this happened. 🙂 True story!

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“Jan. Jan. Wake up.”

Someone taps on my shoulder.

I burrow deeper under the covers.

Louder this time. “Jan. Wake up.”

I groan and roll over with one eye open. “What do you want? I’m sleeping.”

“Yes, I know but wait until you hear this.”

I rub my eyes and yawn, then glance at the clock.

“It’s 4 am. I’m tired. I work hard and I need my rest. Can I just take some notes and get to it when the sun comes up?”

“No! If you do, you’ll lose it. Come on.” He reached out a hand and I took it, regretting that action.

Now on my feet…

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23 thoughts on “My Persistent Muse

  1. Very nice muse but even I would not like to write or get my thinking mind to write any muse in the morning. Great post, Diana.

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  2. He meant business, Jan! 🙂

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  3. If we didn’t know better, we could be nuts…. lol… maybe that why others think we are.. 🤣🤗

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  4. LOL… No fair how the muses always get to chill out as soon as we start working. Maybe that’s why mine is such a taskmaster. She wants to get some rest.

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