Quiet!

Quiet!

 

I hear my world better

when there are no words

 

closed library eyes see

eddying images churn

before being controlled

writing a new narrative

 

it’s kind of safer than

letting reality intrude

 

chapters repositioned

shaded recollections

able-body paradigm

altered to glimmer

 

requiring the world to

turn on my direction

 

allowed in silence

truths register deep

interpolated origins

finely recognized

 

 

Frances Macaulay Forde © 2013

 

 

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Erin Cc

Thu 28th Feb 2019 05:30

"I hear my world better when there are no words" such beautiful lines! Really captures how the writing process works as well as other things in life.🌷erbc

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Frances Macaulay Forde

Sat 23rd Feb 2019 00:51

Thanks a bunch, for the likes, everyone - and the comments Jason and Rachel.
Much appreciated.

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elPintor

Fri 22nd Feb 2019 16:42

Those final six lines...

So much can be pulled from so few words--lovely.

Rachel

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Jason Bayliss

Fri 22nd Feb 2019 00:11

Really like this Frances, it just captures the peace that you need to be able to think.

J.

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