mnemonic : assisting or intended to assist memory
The yellow leaf that
stained maroon. The moon on edge.
shadorma 463 : 10/11/22
onerous : involving, imposing, or constituting a burden : TROUBLESOME
The cloud sighs.
This onerous job –
at odds with
a sunny disposition
and fear of water
shadorma 504 : 2/21/23
weal : a sound, healthy, or prosperous state : WELL-BEING
into the night sky
we prayed for the common weal:
may the stars grant peace
haiku 1073 : 2/5/23
“Mnemonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mnemonic. Accessed 11 Oct 2022.
“Onerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onerous. Accessed 21 Feb. 2023.
“Weal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weal. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.
8 thoughts on “Poetry is Written in Words: Thirty-Eight”
I love the one about the cloud, and we need those prayers. (K)
Yes on the prayers, Double yes. And as for the cloud, one day it struck me, people always attribute feelings and so on to clouds, but did we ever think any of them might be better suited to another line of work? Or maybe just wish for one?
We like to impose our own point of view on everything…
It seems almost impossible not to, the thing is is we can realize we are doing it, I think. That thought has always interested me since I was young and figured out I was seeing things very differently than those around me…
Yes, it’s hard to get outside ourselves. I have a lot of trouble with it.
Yes, me too. Writing helps.
The first one is my favorite – but they are all good!
Thank you. I was born in the fall, don’t know if that has anything to do with how I love that time of year.
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