Living On Less Than A Prayer

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: Wordle #141
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think, tip, tincture, tint, integral, synchronize
softly, with, blast, chance, answer, map

And For Poets United: Poetry Pantry #182
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Living On Less Than A Prayer

Tippled one drop from the tincture tonic,
taking a chance that map of awareness
wouldn’t need a big blast to enhance
her thinking.

Softly tinted candlelight swayed with hope
and belief in sacred synchronicity,
that an integral answer would be found
precisely when needed.

Elizabeth Crawford  12/29/13

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26 Responses to Living On Less Than A Prayer

  1. Answers have an eerie habit of doing that.

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  2. Suzy says:

    Love that answers come through synchronicities. And yes they come when they are meant to (at that precise moment). Loved your poem.

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  3. Ankita says:

    Ending line said it all…beautiful write!!:) Hope you find your answers soon…
    Best wishes
    Ankita

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  4. Sumana Roy says:

    ‘Softly tinted candlelight swayed with hope’………i love the line

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  5. kaykuala says:

    an integral answer would be found
    precisely when needed.

    Answers are meant to solve problems. Most times they are found for one really needs them. Nicely, Elizabeth!

    Hank

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  6. answers open doors…nicely penned

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  7. vandana says:

    prayers can do wonders

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  8. Misky says:

    I loved ‘tasting’ all those words. Beautiful put together, Elizabeth.

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  9. nan says:

    So much said, so nicely, in a concise and lovely poem of faith and hope and beauty. Nicely penned!

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  10. Jae Rose says:

    Yes indeed..even when the candle puffs out and the potion bottle is clatty and dried up..something brings forth an answer..Happy New Year words to you..

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  11. Strong and hopeful. May we always find answers, and never stop asking. Happy New Year dear lady!

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  12. Wonderful write! Do you know how to make snow?

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  13. Gillena Cox says:

    *•. ¸*•.¸*•.¸*•. *•.¸ ¸.•*¸.•*¸.•*¸.•*¸.•*
    *… *…*…*░ HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!░* * *…*…*
    ¸.•* ¸.•*¸.•* ¸.•*¸.•* *•.¸*•.¸*•.¸*•.¸*•

    didn’t take part in today’s wordle; still i’m inviting you to stop by my blog and share a link at the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ celebration

    much love…

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  14. If we are patient, the answers do usually come when needed.
    Happy New Year!

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  15. whimsygizmo says:

    This is tight. Well done. I am deeply, deeply enamored of the word “tippled” here. 😉

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  16. Pamela says:

    Love the last stanza, Elizabeth, so much wisdom in your words. Happy New Year, my friend. Hugs to you.

    Pamela

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  17. Sherry Marr says:

    My friend, I think you have written EXACTLY where I am at right now. LOVE your title.

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  18. Stormcat says:

    Seems rather like living on only prayer because nothing else is available?

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  19. That was lovely! The words blended together to make a hopeful thought.

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  20. Mary says:

    I always hope that just the right answer WILL appear. Sometimes they do! Happy new year, Elizabeth.

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  21. oldegg says:

    Don’t talk to me about tippling the tonic! Thank heavens those days are past. Sorry to say I didn’t get too many answers then. Good luck with your efforts.

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  22. Sabra Bowers says:

    Sacred synchronicity…I believe. Well wordled.

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  23. Rachel Hoyt says:

    Beautiful words! The answers are within. “Sacred synchronicity”… awesome.

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  24. For me the answers rarely come when needed, and arrive annoyingly in the middle of the night.

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  25. humbird says:

    Love ‘ map of awareness’…close to me the idea of finding the answer , when it needed

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  26. That title pulled me right in. I love ‘sacred synchronicity.’

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