Most of the time I have about 3-4 writing projects in mind, for which I'm jotting down notes.
When I actually start writing poetry, it usually feels like a release from the burden of all those plans, & has nothing to do with them.
Something similar with music : I often do better when I haven't played or practiced for a while.
Is this because I'm left-handed? A gemini? Lazy? All of the above?