A Poem a Day

I am embarking on a journey of studying this month in order to obtain my CFA. I was immediately reminded of how much I hate studying. It is not just the monotonous time consuming reading and staring that it takes, it is the fact that I could be doing something else. So in order to break up the uncountable hours that it will take to accomplish this feat, I have committed to writing a poem a day in between staring at financial terms and books in order to break up the flow of my mind and give me a reward of some kind. I hope that one of these poems will be enjoyed and maybe even loved, and all I can do is let the words that build up from this time of strife flow from my fingers. And thus, the first entry:

 

Cursor

Blinking
Standing unaware
The potential to create
And the call to pursue more
Words pour out of it
The start and end
Each line stops
Bare

Wandering from white space
Tip-toeing toward meaning
Slamming down
Beneath
Every other thought
Pursuing more than before
All the while we are screaming

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One thought on “A Poem a Day

  1. I too am attempting a challenge – although not an entry a day- that’d never work with me so I have a more realistic goal for myself. You need something to break of the monotony of studying! Beautifully written piece.

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