Poetry

Broken Birds

One cannot witness Pain and Remain Unchanged. We will choose. To live. To love. To join. To look away. To walk away. To pretend. We must choose. Even silence is a choice. Even blindness is a choice. Even compassion is a choice. Joining into suffering so foreign In its nuance Tenderly Beckoning toward a Commonness of […]

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Why Does Beauty Matter

  Why do we bother with brightly colored dresses that sparkle in candlelight?  Why do we wander, open mouthed in awe, through museums and galleries?   Why do we practice drawing, painting, sculpting, cooking, writing, singing, playing, speaking? We live with these creative outlets for they are a light inside us crying to be free. […]

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Poetry

Reaching tentatively,  eyes wide then squeezed shut… Is it wrong to see what is good but want what is… Wonderful? I remember wonderful. The death-defying exhilaration of – More. A mere glimmer of  vision. A barely disguised dream pushing through the fog of Mundane. Dark red, glowing orange embers of passion spent. Is it too […]

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Poetry

Bigger

I’m stretching on tiptoes To sneak a timid peek At the magic and the mystery of A Plan bigger than me I’m hoping beyond hope That what and Who I seek Is Benevolent, Omniscient And bigger than me The road stretched behind me Worn down by tired feet Keeps twisting and turning Farther than I […]

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Poetry

I am from

Got this over at Jen’s at Diaryof1. Love this little poem template. Give it a shot, if you are interested… http://chrysaliscom.blogspot.com/2010/01/autobiography-template-for-i-am-from.html I am from afghans, from Rice A Roni and oversized dining room tables I am from the red farm house, the coal bin and the smell of alfalfa fresh cut in July sun. Green […]

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