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About 1sojournal

Loves words and language. Dances on paper to her own inner music. Loves to share and keeps several blogs to facilitate that. They can be found here: https://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ https://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/ http://claudetteellinger.wordpress.com/

Framed Tris-Colored Ode to Mother Nature From the purple majestyof her steadfast mountains, to the seasonal greens that coverher hills and valleys, to the rippling blue motionsof her rivers, lakes, and oceans,Mother Nature is always there.Always aware of those who … Continue reading

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Coloring Black

Black is the colorthat absorbs all others, to deepen it’s alreadydark countenance. Yet, those others might stillspeak from that darkened face, still influence their multi-huedbrothers. Elizabeth Crawford 7/18/21 Note: Until recently, it never occurred to me to color the black … Continue reading

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Lost But Found

Part of each dayI dance with multi-hued colors. Moving to music of emotionsand memory. Finding a satisfaction unlikeany other, when one or moreof these colors, steps forwardto say, “Let me show you somethingthat might be surprisingly beautiful.” Then waltzes me … Continue reading

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Early Morning Mist

In the early morning mista wisp of dream appearswith only the faintest wishto imprint itself on the stillsleeping dreamer. Elizabeth Crawford 6/3/2021 Note: Image is one of my designs, created years ago, but only colored recently. When I was finished, … Continue reading

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Tanka

Dreaming of that dayWhen the world slows its spinningLong enough to seeOwn incredible beautyAll human souls rejoicing. Elizabeth Crawford 5/29/2021 Notes: Got a notice that KT had put up a new poem. Went to see. It was a Tanka and … Continue reading

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In Search of…

Am looking for a poem,a place to call home. Where words fit feelingsand don’t send me reelingaway because they lackany reality for this placein which I live. This place to which I’vegiven my soul in thisconstant search for wholeness. A … Continue reading

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Self Speaking to Self

Here we stand togetheron Lucille’s bridge, caught between star-shine and clay. This current quest ends today,but tomorrow we continue.Waters of life keep flowingand we will go with them. Through peace or turbulenceit makes no differencebecause we have found that very … Continue reading

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About Closure

As this current journeynears its completion,am reminded of the runnerwho must be trainedto quicken his paceor risk loosing the racecompletely. The mind can be a funnything, often heeding a familiarbell, rather than that onewhich is needed. When that runner sees … Continue reading

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Whichever

Is it wicked of me to believe that I have been found worthy because I have received a bit of wisdom? Elizabeth Crawford 4/28/2021 Note: Image is a newly created design which I colored. There is a story behind the … Continue reading

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The Dragon

Little One, yezterday you zaid that you had a partner in crime? Doez that mean that you have been doing zsomezing illegal? I know that it haz been zome amountof time zinse we have zpoken, zshould I be worried? “Oh … Continue reading

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