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

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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18 Comments

  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

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  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.

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  3. like a brass bell
    that has been pulled
    never tires of the toll

    Poetry is all that. One never tires of it. One just marvels in its revelation! Great write Moonie!

    Hank

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