The Goad Not Taken

The Goad Not Taken
(On Basic Brainstorming,
Not Weighing a Warning)

Initial Ideas

Beyond all notions we have known,
Remarkable ideas are shown.
An atmospheric freedom waits,
Inspiring ever widening gates.
No boundaries may block our way;
Still forth we step, as step we may.
Tomorrow’s truths may telegraph.
Our colleagues twitter, taunt and laugh.
Reject the ridicule, and stand.
Mere brainstorms grow to concepts grand.
The Dreamer
by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Posted for a variety of prompts:
AC Poetry Challenge (“acrostic poem”)
Easy Street Prompts (“overanalyze”)
Friday Flash-55 (55 words)
Meme Express (Friday Freedom)
Poetic Asides (April P.A.D. Challenge: “doing _____ instead of _____”)
Read Write Poem (NaPoWriMo – “famous poem title change”)
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  1. Visionaries have strangest concepts and ideas that grow into great inventions. Of course they are alwys ridiculed at first!

    Great 55ve!

  2. Linda...And why don't you do this every week?
    What a Great 55!!
    Thank you so much for this fine contribution, and don't be such a stranger....Galen