Tag Archives: words

Looking Back

Looking Back Words used to be my friends. Followed them eagerly like stepping stones. But left them behind a while ago, walked away, didn’t look back. Sometimes they’d call out, soft whispers, too easily ignored. Can’t explain, no rhyme and … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be Buoyant,

NaPoWriMo 2019 – Day 26 To Be or Not To Be Buoyant Definitely feel a lack of commitment to this written obligation I have tethered myself to. Would far rather be out, down by mouth of the river watching Pelicans … Continue reading

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Stray Thought 13

“Hush child. You know there are those days when the words stretch, like lacy tree branches, but can’t quite reach, to find and make meaning. Let them be, but listen as they whisper between themselves of wind and soft breezes. … Continue reading

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For Poets United: Mid-week Motif – Flood http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Drowning in hate-filled rhetoric, lies in words that no longer hold any meaning, shouted by faces that have lost all likeness to a compassionate humanity. Turn away. Dive into lines and color, … Continue reading

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Caught: a Haibun

For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #116 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ running, again, knee, father, girl, bends, way, legs, angel, where, smiling, thank For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #304 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ whistle, touch, wheel, word, gnaws, ring, prints, apart, broken, echo, thread, fall And Poets United: … Continue reading

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Thoughts Sometimes words leave bruises, cut delicate skin with bright red blossoms that only slowly turn to dark blue and purple, eventually fade, but are never truly forgotten. Other times they are softest feathers brushed across face, startling pause, capturing … Continue reading

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April PAD Challenge: Day 15

Paper Life How else to be our own best friend? ___1sojournal My life is a piece of paper. Find breath between lines of a far from empty notebook. Define contours of my story with writing pens or colored pencils, scattered … Continue reading

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