Sunday, May 28, 2017

Patience Frayed



MorgueFile
by Galina Gorlova

words fail
their tricks
subtly fraying
the edges of patience
until all i have left
is silence


copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2017

posted for Poets United

after a dry spell. I did NaPoWriMo elsewhere than my blog--and wrote nothing at all for days afterward--

16 comments:

  1. I so know the feeling. But they will return, Audrey.

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  2. What a delight! I'm sure we can all identify.

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  3. And sometimes that silence says everything....

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  4. Next day will bring a new, trust!

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  5. sometimes silence is needed ~ love this Audrey ~

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  6. This is really stunning, Audrey. It is such a evocative little piece of writing, it gave me pause.

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  7. so much in silence!...i think most of us have been there...sigh...

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  8. The drought of words is painful - i could really feel that here and yet you created a gem

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  9. As they say - Silence is golden,,, as are your poetic words

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  10. Silence is a good weapon. It speaks very loudly.

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  11. As a writer/poet, you will never be silent, even after you are gone, and we are all the richer for it.

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  12. The edges of patience... nice...bkm

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  13. Here's to your patience and peace, friend!

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  14. Words do trick. Silence has so much potential.

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