Tag Archive | understanding

Tis Naught But Tattered Cloth

Such an over-worn tattered cloth, edges frayed, many miles hard traveled stretched and straining to carry its burdens, keeping safe and protected precious things small rips and yellowed with stains it is weary, yet refuses to be unraveled .   Such an over-used tattered cloth, silent companion, doing its job as expected unfailing and uncomplaining […]

Appreciate Moments

Complaint Feigned objection Woefully busy days Filled with necessary tasks Painfully soon they fade away Lamentation Sleepless night Racing minds query Thoughts loudly waking thinker Shockingly and suddenly comes stillness Imagining Unscheduled day Nothing needing doing Just sitting without movement Sadly those days are approaching Seeker Of silence Place without people Less meeting or discussion […]

Naught without You

And what about you, do you bear a share? Question yourself… What could you do, To be the game changer, to help another. What have you done, To lend to the problem, to make it worse. What was your part, To contribute to sorrow, to add into happiness. What have you given, To ease a […]

Entanglement

Reading what is not written as though printed text on page, yet invisible she nudges his arm ever so gently without sound, knowing he understands. Hearing what is not spoken as though shouted out loud, yet silent he winks catching her glance ever so briefly, she casts a wink of agreement. Touching what is not […]

Disappear

portrait painted with pigments permanent pencil lines placed precisely hardly perceptible under paint proof of persons once powerful presence posed and poignant pity how pigment fades, powder upon parchment, passing away. sketch scratched with shaky uneven stroke slicing slashes of charcoal scrawled on sullen surface showing strength and serenity through struggle and strife sad how […]

Acting

The theater, a venue of make believe, farce. …..masked faces pretend loudly, acting. The stage, a wide canvas for display, unreal. …..movements planned for best effect, acting. The lights, placed for attention, misdirection …..making people look away from truth, acting. The actors hard to spot off-stage, pretend …..their masks are cleverly hidden here, acting. The […]

Virtual is

Virtual means unreal, simulated, somehow pretend and yet, we go again willingly into this place of dots and dashes, endless invisible highway choosing to chat with faceless strangers for hours. Virtual means not actual, made up of nothing solid and yet, we spend our free moments here games or research, expanding our own reach alluring […]