Posts tagged #Poems

reverence (n).

6d8caee553a49afdfa03ef353d0e6f20I have lost the religion of my childhood, and in its place is this ever playing hymn of a Creator that is Mystery in the most beautiful and free way. How silly of us to think that He could be at all encompassed and summed up by- anything, that we have created to make us think that we could get it all figured out.

hands (n).

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You can tell if it is true love by bringing your attention to your hands: Love is not to be held with a fist, no clinging or desperate grasping. It is in the fingertips gently brushing along spine and hips; it is the tracing of your partner's lips in the grey hue of dawn; it is in the reaching for the extra grocery bag to lighten the load on the way home; it is in their brushing of your hair out of your eyes; it is in the joining of your partner's hands in thunderous applause as you go off about your day.

happy birthday, word project.

a1ae82d34a7865f881589eb70b32a94cIn the busyness of September I completely missed the fact that I've been writing The Word Project for over a year! Here is the very first word, and here are some of my favorites: On Learning: revelationobserve,  brink, summary, stubborn, exploration, vow, resolution On My Favorite People: abyss, hereditaryally On Love and Muses: nearboundless, contagious, feel, radical, composition, sweeppotential, fused, initial, cozy On Travel: fragmented, pattern, antidote

This has been such a delight to create and has been the best outlet; I feel like by writing almost every day my writing has improved heaps, and I would suggest starting a daily project to anyone who has been dealing with writer's block, or wants to document the development in their skills . I'm thrilled to share it with you, and so, so, so appreciative of your comments, encouragements and feedback; it all makes me a better writer.

I'd love to hear if you have a favorite "word", and what you'd like to see more of in the year to come.

xo