Today’s Daily Prompt is Muse
So I see the daily prompt pop into my reader and I know immediately it’s trouble.
Hey baby, you talking about me?
See? “Nope, we’re doing muse today. You know, to think about or consider something.”
Or the other one, a source of inspiration. AKA me, Alex smirks
“Or I could pick a Muse? Melpomene? Write something sad?”
Just don’t put on Xanadu. A place where nobody dared to go
“What’s wrong with Xanadu?” I interrupt his awesome rendition.
What about the band?
“Meh,” I shrug.
A different Muse then? Erato? Write me a love poem
“Hmmm,” I consider Alex for a moment, messy hair, bare feet.
“How do I love you, let me count the ways – ”
That’s plagiarism babe, he interrupts
“Roses are red?”
So very original. Aren’t I worth a poem?
“I’m not a poet,” I sigh.
Write a memory then for Mneme or talk about a song for Aoide
“Look at you being all clever, but we already did a song.”
Just doing my job babe, he grins then yawns
Are we done yet?
“Let’s just leave the song here for everyone…”