Tag Archives: choices

Instinct

  Instinct bodies can bruise, stagger,  and tilt with a breeze psyches can hamper, crack, and smile with an angle but spirit-awakened instinct cannot be lead astray Written for The Sunday Whirl using the twelve words pictured above.  I do enjoy the creative … Continue reading

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Wholly Human

there’s a spell called branding that you alone decide to cast not witches although you’ve branded them too and caused much pain like the sting of a scorpion turn your ear but not a blind eye to branding you don’t … Continue reading

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Absorbed

long to be wholly absorbed in wholeheartedness

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Hanging On

unlike bats in covered places brown, dried leaves desperately hang to branches in a sprinkle of cold rain   Wrote this morning while waiting in the drive-thru at Starbucks. Some leaves and people find it easy to release and let … Continue reading

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Never Go Back

caring communities take time to listen to concerns and chat about viable compromises they make contact collaborate and serve for decades they bring along a new generation to assure a state of progress for them, regression is not an option … Continue reading

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Veritable Self

it’s beastly but it’s what’s so spouses leave/ bosses cheat/ dogs chew liars speak/ channels dupe/ cancer grows a rare few release the you-shoulds in life I raise my glass and drink the beading to the few who branch with courage to become … Continue reading

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Toward Wholeness

It’s tough to let down a barrier and swing into power I can’t zip there like diamonds falling over a waterfall but I can strap on courage and suspend my zone of comfort I can pleat details into a unit designed to support a … Continue reading

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Cat’s Growl

  pack your bags ask why dig out the root-cause make a plan to heal by mending in time you’ll miss the cat’s growl you may sleep in rows with bursts of shivering but you won’t visit heaven, yet ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading

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Separate Ways

behind her the first scarlet rays struck the sky the pair knew they didn’t have a moment to spare he had expected this day and saved a bit for it they stood in a long, loving caress then using all their might they walked … Continue reading

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Purge

My word is purge.  Yes, I’ve chosen a word for the year.  Purge will help me focus on clearing things, and creating space for more beauty and more creative energy. I have tons of files and paper I want to clear.  I still need … Continue reading

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