Tag Archives: Words

Seeking Truth

Words matter. Our choice of words, whether speaking or writing, makes a difference. And words have meaning. That’s what dictionaries are for—to tell us what words mean. When we try to use words to mean something other than what they … Continue reading

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Out of Words

Why, oh why, did I decide to do NaPoWriMo? I knew I had too much to do this month to take on something else, but once I say I’m going to do something I have a hard time letting it … Continue reading

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Words Lurk

Another dVerse challenge I couldn’t resist. Victoria has called us to action, to use verbs to improve our poetry. She suggested taking an older poem and rewriting it to replace any tired “to be” verbs with action verbs. I took … Continue reading

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Words from Above – A Poem

The prompt at dVerse Poets Pub yesterday (and still there today) is to write a poem about our thoughts on the failure of language to capture our thoughts and feelings. I immediately thought about the challenge of writing a poem … Continue reading

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Fewer Words – A Poem

The prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub yesterday was to write poem about a time or times that influenced our evolution to the poet we are today. I had to really think about this one to come up with something, … Continue reading

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The Power of Words – A Poem

As a general rule, I love words. I love arranging them to express a thought or idea. But strung together in the wrong way, words can hurt another person far worse than any physical harm. Words are powerful. Let’s use … Continue reading

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Let My Words Be Few

I was led to a new poetry blog today and was amazed again at how poets can say so much with so few words. My friend Deb does it every day. It reminded me of this verse from Matthew and … Continue reading

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