Words

write-2930025_1280

Words
I wrestle with them.
Some are just worth fighting for.

And even one good word can make life worth living — bringing hope to a day, which might otherwise be dark and dismal.

But a bad word can be so disheartening — often reminds me of a rosebud that wilts before it ever has the chance to bloom.

If only our words could always be like rainbows,
we’d never have to feel so gray.

© 2019 Michelle Cook

14 thoughts on “Words

  1. Words are powerful … much more so than sticks or stones. Words are life, for better or for worse. Your words, though, are thought-provoking. And beautiful, even when they arrive from a dark corner.

    Godspeed.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Words – I go round in circles sometimes on a concept – I need the right words to explain this ephemeral feeling that I have then from nowhere on something completely different they line up like school kids and march into the poem without me even trying – it’s a wonder this writing thing – a daily wonder

    Liked by 1 person

    1. What you have is a gift, Kate…. and God gave you that gift because he knew he could entrust it to you. I think that’s what often makes writing such a wonder… we can’t even comprehend the words which come out if us sometimes.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. I think writing (when we let go) comes from another place and poetry in particular comes from the subconscious and speaks to the subconscious in others which is why it can appear profound at times – because it makes so much sense. I guess, I really don’t know, but thank-you Michelle. 😊

        Liked by 1 person

Here's a shiny copper penny for your thoughts... ❤️

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s