Another way to write a poem is to pick particular qualities or states of being that resonate with you and turn them into people. An excellent book for stimulating your imagination this way is The Book of Qualities by Ruth Gendler. I highly recommend it.
When we blame another person or external circumstances, we fail to recognize that we always have some part in causing situations to be as they are. Sometimes this can be hard to admit. We like to be right, to win, to be the smart or wise one.
Melancholy. It feels like fall. Leaves dropping, even the brilliant crimson red and amber-colored leaves seem to ache. “Soon it will be gone,” they glow. The leaves, the warmth, and the sun will soon be hidden under the cold.