For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #107
insane, products, setting, try, devices, similar,
considering, mad, nameless, make, waking, call
For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #295
nail, stone, scrape, breeze, barrier, trunk,
turn, reach, listen, taste, follow, sigh
For Poets United: Poetry Pantry #349
Consider poet a mad creature,
dragging his trunk of nameless
words behind him. Scraping it
across stone barriers, of those
who refuse to follow or listen.
Yet, he keeps setting the scene,
making metaphors, similar devices
that might reach a turned ear. Sighs
upon waking, knowing his product
will call to only a few.
Thinks of quitting this insane drive
which propels him, forever forward.
Like a fresh breeze, each morning,
tasting of new ideas he must try
to nail down on paper. He begins.
Elizabeth Crawford 4/16/2017
Notes: Inspiration came from the two word lists, once I figured out a possible path through them. I believe any artist struggles with these thoughts and feelings, on their way to becoming whatever their gift will allow them to become. Personally think they are heroes, finding the magic elixir, then bringing it to their world, in order to heal it. Used all of the words, and want to wish each of you a Happy Easter. This current PAD Challenge has felt like a resurrection to me, and I thank all of you for that reality.
Image is a photograph taken several years ago. It reminds me of how we often feel that we live behind some sort of barrier, where sunlight only breathes on the other side.