Tuesday, April 24, 2012

U: Untied






“We all have an old knot in the heart we wish to untie.” 
 Michael Ondaatje, The Cat's Table





Thoughts  dangling,
like laces on a line,
waving in the wind.

Colors brushing,
like wind on the water,
painting the world inside.

Fears breaking,
like hearts given away,
shattering among the waves.

A life, incomplete and lost,
untied.

10 comments:

  1. What comes untied, need not remain so.

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    1. True. And when things come untied it can get very messy but also very interesting.

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  2. Amen, Mark! There's always time to tie it up and make it complete!

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    1. That Mark! He sees the good everywhere.

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  3. Hey Gracie: beautiful painting, and I enjoyed your poem as well. Talk to you soon, matt

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    1. Yay! Matt! I must say, that is one of my own very favorite paintings. The poem? God only knows and she is not telling me (yet).

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  4. I like your poem and your painting very much.
    XXOO lsbffl

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    1. Really? I loved that you looked at them!

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  5. I love the idea of "Thoughts dangling like laces on a vine." I definitely get that.

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  6. Gorgeous imagery in words and paint strokes. The two together are very striking and evocative. Nicely done.

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