Thursday, October 14, 2010

Writer's Island # 24


Prompt # 24...my first

The theme is Envision
...and the below image
Oh, I love a challenge... so here goes
and thank you Writer's Island for
thinking I could



 
If I Had Never Bent

So many days were a heavy
canvas of weary dull clouds
that enclosed me
What laid just outside the big tent
of my life I feared a better dream
than what I had envisioned
But if I had never risked
never lifted that veil that oppressed
I would have never seen the blue silk
skies of freedom that were within my reach



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17 comments:

  1. love the picture and what you did with it.

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  2. Great peace of writing and self expression?

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  3. Thank you M.Heart...blue silk sky...yea,you know them
    Karen..thanks
    John...thank you....the inward stew is rich with tasty vegtables..but I have learned to find the story in everything..and that is what story I saw in that image

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  4. Wonderful words to go along with the picture!!

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  5. Great picture and wonderful words, Suz !
    Nice weekend,
    Sylvia

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  6. That is lovely. I am glad you peaked!

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  7. To take the risk and see the beauty beyond! The hardest thing is to take the risk.

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  8. Glad for what you did,
    love blue sky..

    come from the writer's island,

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  9. yes....what if?

    great (as usual, honey bun)

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  10. FABULOUS~true words to live by!

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  11. Love this poem, sort of a "road not taken" approach. It's true - if we don't embrace all opportunities, we will miss out on some great sights, sounds, and experiences. Keep 'em coming to the Island!

    Amy Barlow Liberatore

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  12. I pay attention to my body when I read, and I have to say that I felt my body simply breathe a feeling of oh, yes this was beautiful as I read the words and felt the connection. Great One Shot xo

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  13. Patty..that was one of the nicest things that you said..thank you

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  14. A wonderful piece that so fit the illustration!

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