My thoughts are unique or are they?
Am I an original or just a borrower from the inspirers of my past?
I fear the quality words will all have been spoken.
I wonder when it’ll all have been said.
Will my voice be muted before I die?
Before I leave my mark…

Susi Bocks, writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I PauseShe is the Editor of The Short of It which recently produced its first anthology in 2021 – The Sound of BrillianceBocks’ has works published in the anthologies Through The Looking Glass – Reflecting on Madness and Chaos WithinAs The World BurnsSMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and inVitaBrevisSpillwordsLiterary Yard, and other literary magazines. You can find her work at or follow on Twitter or Facebook.

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5 thoughts on “Unoriginal

  1. Oh I do like this. Will definitely look up some of her other work.
    Thanks Luna

    1. Thank you so much, Storyteller! Glad you enjoyed this piece. 🙂

  2. There is only one you. Don’t change because you feel outnumbered.

    1. So true! Thanks for stopping by and commenting. 🙂

  3. Thank you, Luna! <3

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