Le Mot Juste
Author: Shiloh


A poet will search throughout his lifetime
for that one phrase,
that one word,
"le mot juste," if you will...
But he hopes he never finds it,
because if he does,
then that would be the end of any reason to write.
Once that word is found and written down,
there is no longer any reason to write anything more...
it will have been done.


Comments on this poem/writing:

mental ( -- Tuesday, December 7 2010, 02:55 am

oh yea

dont you know it still searching myself for that one click.
Luke Mudge ( -- Tuesday, December 7 2010, 04:59 pm

nice poem

Sometimes that lost word is found though once found you seem to want to write about that word as well
Montana ( -- Tuesday, December 14 2010, 01:41 pm

I beleive..

Ive found my phrase, and I had it tattooed across my wrists... Maybe there is more to the phrase... I'll only know with time
Miz Trebor (Robert Zimmermann) ( -- Friday, December 17 2010, 04:06 am

There is always more...

There will always be more to discover and more to search for. With each thing found in life, another goal becomes clear. Only the scared will stop after finding that first phrase. Always keep searching :)
shiloh... ( -- Sunday, April 10 2011, 05:57 am


can't believe that I haven't written anything since early december...
and i'm not even a little bit stressed out about that. a third of a year has gone by without a
The Pyrate Lady ( -- Sunday, October 2 2011, 04:10 am

So true...

but you keep searching...anyway...don't you?
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