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I Lost My Muse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Sad But True

    I have been unable to write in quite some time.  Even though my muse was a lying, cheating (cheating on his wife, not me), sack of @#$%, he was really great for thoughtful material.
    MistressJade MistressJade 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    It's All Dried Up

    i've written, off and on, my whole life. i was an artist/photographer for several years recently....but its been over a year since i've created ANYTHING. it's all just gone. just like that. poof! i miss it so much. i miss the words just flowing out onto the paper. i miss the...
    sarahzio sarahzio 31-35, F Feb 25, 2009

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    Rise and Fall

    I...am...completely empty. I can't write or create in sadness. I can not write out of pain. Even now, it's hard to make the words come out. Usually, the words flow once I find out a way to deal with issues, challenges, and obstacles. Now I am just...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    Please Help Me Be Myself Again.

    Hi everyone. My name is Kurt Riley. I am twenty-five years old. From the age of fourteen, until the fall of 2011, I was a musician. I taught myself how to play guitar, bass guitar, the drums, the piano, harmonica, and the synthesizer; I also taught myself how to sing, and how to...
    KurtRiley KurtRiley 22-25, M Apr 24, 2012

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    How Does That Happen?

    Something happens in your life, you get the urge to create again, you spend time and energy and it makes you happy. Then it slows down, and eventually you realise it's just... gone. No more inspiration, everything you create sounds "blah..."... Why does a muse just... leave?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2012

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