Found By Words #poetry


rushing water

Like a waterfall

on a hidden retreat

or the gravel that crunches

beneath weary feet

poetry jangles the soul

like a brass bell

that has been pulled

never tires of the toll

there are times

 my words wont work together

a spirit all their own

seems to collude and gather

making me…

younger, stronger

greener, wiser

Free

“The Joy of Poetry” is this week’s prompt at Poets United Midweek Motif

“Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance.” 

Carl Sandburg

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.”

Robert Frost

Advertisements

18 thoughts on “Found By Words #poetry

  1. Great Moonie_!
    __Creative writers paint in their freedom’s vast views; the readers find, see, and create, in that newly, inspired thought. _m

    this scene
    from the writer’s brush
    free thought

    Like

  2. So true, Leslie. In my poems I am younger, stronger, wiser, free. In my poems I can be anyone I want to be; and that is indeed freeing! Love your verse.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s