Monday, February 6, 2012

magpie tale 103

truth can be unholdable
piercing and impaling
we reach for it
its shards slicing us down
to our held beliefs
sometimes to our brilliant graves



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26 comments:

  1. whew...this has some punch suz...esp those last couple lines...truth is the great equalizer

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  2. I imagine truth raining down on all of us, slicing us down.

    Imagery put to effective use, Suz and results in a provoking poem.

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  3. Wow- a strong, succint piece here... the truth can be debilitating.

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    1. especially when we've thought otherwise

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  4. ...it can also 'set you free'...verrrry deep for a Monday morning. :) Hugs, love and light, my dear friend.

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    1. does it?
      I think many struggle with it
      good morning to you too

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  5. Wow sux, you have excelled yourself with this one. Like it!

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    1. ah haven't you seen my paper cuts?

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  6. Excellent!.. Very well said!.. Truth can be unholdable...

    JJRod'z

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    1. good morning Jj
      that's what I saw an holdable thing
      thanks

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  7. Yet we reach for it, over and over and over again.
    Well put, Suz.

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  8. dang..its shards slicing us down
    to our held beliefs
    sometimes to our brilliant graves...def. strong words for a strong image

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  9. Truth can be powerful and painful...many times taken to the grave...

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    1. ha! and sometimes puts us into the grave!

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  10. nicely done indeed.....thanks for sharing your words

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  11. There's a lot of truth in that, Suz!
    rel

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  12. So much painful truth in your words Suz....a beautiful and powerful write indeed!!

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  13. To thine own self be true ... I enjoyed this.

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  14. oh yes, and I read this on the eve of my review at work

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