Tag Archives: Creative Expression

Finding the Words

I have searched hard in those tense moments for the right words. I scold myself for being slow always too slow to grasp those perfect crisp words. They arrive late always too late and like a vapor they disappear before I am able … Continue reading

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Creative Play

When I was a child I loved to draw colorful, cartoonish characters that I would sell to classmates for pennies, or in trade for candy. I had quite a racket going until one of my surly teachers, who did not appreciate … Continue reading

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This One Life

With this one wild and precious life, I will seek to master only me. I will embrace each glorious and slippery day with gratitude. I will build a shack on a rock, leaving behind my castle of sand. I will furnish it … Continue reading

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He

He lives on the outside of himself. His smile hides his fear, but he doesn’t know what he is afraid of. He is fun and his laughter tickles the room, but he is sad. He is desperately sad. And he … Continue reading

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The Box

I believed I understood you, but I only saw what I wanted to see – a mottled reflection of me. I built you a box to share with my dreams. Inside those paper walls, I danced to the illusion that … Continue reading

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I See You

No longer compelled to project my views on you I am liberated to see You and You are Perfect.

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Play

If only Innocence would play In the fields of men In the autumn As it does in the spring, the beast Would have no place to rest and no fallow to sew its thorns Lori Roa 2012

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