POEM|Life Of A Writer

From sleep,
I am awoken 
by words untold 
aching to be let out
so I turn on the light 
get my pen  
and begin to write
till the sky is clear
and morning light trickles in  
as these words
want to be told 
and wouldn’t have it   
any other way

From conversations, 
I am distracted 
by stories untold
wishing to be drafted
so I bring out my phone  
and begin to type 
as these stories 
want to be told 
and will like me  
to tell them 

Mariam Shittu

I hope every writer feels this way. I also get ideas from shows, books, the sun, everything and anything…. 

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Hi, my name is Mariam. I write about my style, lifestyle, health and fitness, things that inspire me and poetry. I live in Lagos, Nigeria. I derive pleasure in sharing my knowledge with the world and I plan to publish a book of poetry soon. Thanks for stopping by!

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