Tag Archives: Words

PAINT, PAINT, PENCILS, PENS, AND DOTTED LINE!

Paint, paint. . . Finger pressure smooshing colors on the paper, very bold. . . the memory‚Äôs faint. Tell a tale, with curled up paper tweaked, and ripped into a spiral roll to make limp leaves bean-stalk-like, quite fit to … Continue reading

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HOW ARE YOUR WORDS?

Words. They can be cheap as water. . . and as does water, have much weight. Sometimes one waits to find or allow to come the words, but in some corner, somewhere caught there, they come not out– they dare … Continue reading

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WHAT WERE THOSE WORDS UNKIND AND TRITE?

What were those words, unkind, and trite? The ones that picked and pricked to bring your every single flaw to light. The ones that hurt but somehow dug a deep deep hole and put that nonsense into you. . . … Continue reading

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ANCHOR ME

Anchor me, you slithery words, from my tossing turbulence and largely wily, little wise , habitual mentality. . . a source, ’tis true, that lacks that cool air of neutrality. . . And yet, these thoughts this heart, at times, … Continue reading

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TWO WORDS

Two words against the closing in and dark in which you hide– GET OUTSIDE!

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FLESH, WORDS, DEEDS

the flesh will melt. . . but, if they have been well chosen, though at times ill-spelt, the words and deeds of heart may yet endure. . . so, best to choose all those. . . the words, the deeds, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THIS ASH?

What is this ash? What is this dust? It’s but a fraction of what once was my only source of love. . . A few bright petals sprinkled in the grayish powder, box of pine. . . she looks so … Continue reading

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SHIFTING AROUND THE NOUNS

Let people in. . . let things o – u – t– find elements in common. . . think less of what is proper– shift words, ideas about. . . forget imagined stares and glares of countless people, spirits– EVERYWHERE! … Continue reading

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THE MOST INSTRUCTIVE THING

The most instructive thing– not really words in endless chattering– but pause, and take a break from all your pain– and sense into the heart of you, which lasts and will remain. . . such deepest reach of gentle breath– … Continue reading

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AN OPEN HEART RISKS LOVE

an open heart risks love, so likely to be broken. . . but a broken heart is more than likely to be open. . . the flow of blood and love– the better chance to be received. . . where … Continue reading

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