Saturday, January 27, 2018

Words



Words
led me into books,
and, through them,
out into the world,
searching,
questioning
what would 
complete me.

Words 
became a road map
for me,
out of pain,
and a manifesto
I could
believe in.

Then,
they brought me back,
and took me 
deep inside myself,
where I found
all the 
answers.



for Magaly's prompt at Real Toads: to describe what words do or have done for us.

19 comments:

  1. It's possible to fall in love with words, and even to be loved back by them.

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  2. our lives depend upon our relationship with words:) Awesome Sherry

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  3. Most of us aren't lucky enough to find all the answers on the inside, Sherry. You are one of those wise souls whose tapped into the earth's consciousness. You are quite the character, love you and your poetry!

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  4. I am in love with this. It perfectly captures the magic of words.

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  5. Yes indeed words lead and direct paths
    Nice on Sherry

    Much💝love

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  6. Words are what differentiate humans from other species...and it is only within that we discover what they mean to us. Nice.

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  7. They are the beginning, middle, and end, aren't they? The show us things, push us towards the right questions and answers... tell us all sorts of things about ourselves.

    I love the circle you show us in your poem, how wherever we go, whatever we need, words can get us there.

    Yum!

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  8. There is nothing words – and the love of them – can't do!

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  9. Words are brilliant things - especially in the right hands

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  10. This is so concise and wise, I could quote every line back to you as being the ones that struck me as most meaningful!

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  11. Words are exactly those roads... perfect to be guided by them.

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  12. This is so beautifully deep and wise, Sherry!💖 I love that words can be a road map out of pain.

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  13. It is no mistake that spell means to put words in the right order and is also a thing of making magic.

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  14. words are a mapping of the soul and spirit ... and speak in a silence of the heart, enriching the mind ..... as above, so below .... and knowing when to seed and when to sit back, and let it grow ....

    magic in this piece :)

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  15. You depicted the life that's embedded in words. They never die.

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  16. You said it all Sherry! The kind of privilege those talented in their choice of words would always know.

    Hank

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  17. Really? Did you really find all the answers?

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