Need A Verb

Movement abandons
I grasp for something…
concrete…
…air to breathe
… am fast becoming
…sedimentary
…an object

Need a verb –
transitive –
to drive me –

The wind lifted her
The sun inspired her
The day healed her…

(Image my own)

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VJ

Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

37 thoughts on “Need A Verb”

      1. I always appreciate you Benjamin. I’ve just recently joined an editing circle and it makes me wonder. So your encouragement is even more important to me.

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      2. It’s good to have these groups, and people you can lean on for feedback. I think your poetry is at the peak, but I also see that you intend to go even higher than that high. Can’t wait to see what words you’ll come up with next.

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  1. I need verbs daily to keep me going. Always searching for healing and inspiration. Both require waiting and preparation. Rushing either is pointless, but when a surprise comes out-of-the-blue it’s like a blessing. Take care, V.J. πŸ™‚

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