The lovely Rory, whose blog, if you don’t know it, is an absolute must read, has tagged me in a quote challenge, the subject being ‘You, Only You’. I love inspirational quotes so I am more than happy to play along with this one!
Inspiration strikes like a match In an afternoon monsoon microburst Of clichés, tired and trite The obligatory opening and closing Threadbare and uninspired A triple-dose of banal, twice-told Allegories, tedious, tiresome So much effort for the stale and pedestrian How much time did you spend Polishing that dime-store bauble of yours You so pretentiously loft […]
In this wonderful poem River explores what it is like to write and to doubt; he really is a sublime poet and I hope that you’ll check out his work as I, for one, am absolutely in awe of it!
How was your week? I hope it was good and that you’re now looking forward to a relaxing Sunday. What better way to start it than with some great music, your blogging friends and Song Lyric Sunday which is brought to us by the awesome Jim Adams. If you’ve never played before and would like to join in, here’s your chance:
Insecurity It makes no sense But, there again, it never did. ——..—— It made me tense and in my youth I often hid. ——..—— I know not whence these feelings came but now I’m rid! ————— Perhaps
I read Peter’s poem this morning and I said to him that I really can’t explain why I love it so much but it really touched something in me so I decided to share it with you guys
Originally posted on Emerging From The Dark Night:
When I am tempted to dwell on all the things gone wrong Can I look instead to the simple pleasures in any day Can I be grateful for all the lessons learned And wisdom gained No matter how much pain Can I live in this present moment…