subversive

I wanted to dare you--

I wanted to say, "make something

beautiful," from this

formless mass of matter

we've created--instead

I held my breath.

One two three building
blocks placed neatly

With no order imposed
I can never predict where
my belongings will go

While continual rearrangement
creates new facets where
they were once nonexistent

We seem busy deconstructing.

◄ sexism

distant history ►

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elPintor

Thu 14th Feb 2019 03:04

Thanks for reading, Martin and Frances--good to see your familiar presences here.

Rachel

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Martin Elder

Tue 12th Feb 2019 23:04

Well you certainly have made something beautiful from these words.
Very nicely constructed and eloquent as usual
Nice one Rachel

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elPintor

Mon 11th Feb 2019 16:28

Hi Ray,

It's good to pop in every once in a while--currently, I'm a lone American in Istanbul and have a strong craving for just about anything familiar. It's very easy to fade into the background in such a busy place as this but, at least for the moment, I'm going to create a bit of noise.

Rachel

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raypool

Mon 11th Feb 2019 15:55

An intriguing an original look at synthesis and analysis Rachel. It's great to see your delicate and insinuating style here !

Ray

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elPintor

Mon 11th Feb 2019 14:55

Thanks, David and Kate--we are all transients.

Rachel

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Wolfgar Miere

Mon 11th Feb 2019 11:03

A magnificent and accurate description of life in general.

David.

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