A More Positive PerspectiveThe Best is Always "Yet to Come"!
We hold on, against inevitability… the latest in a series of poems about “broken things.”
“The abecedarian is an ancient poetic form guided by alphabetical order. Generally each line or stanza begins with the first letter of the alphabet and is followed by the successive letter, until the final letter is reached.” (From https://poets.org/glossary/abecedarian)
I do appreciate friends who keep me honest on those rare occasions when I post utter rubbish on Facebook. It happens to us all, sometimes, assuming we’re breathing. This wasn’t one of those times.
I was invited – tagged by Ming Qian of Ming Writes to travel back in time and share some blogging memories. Who here is up for a game of #BloggingNostalgiaTag? You? Great! You’re IT!
Just four more days to keep last year’s resolution.
The media does no one any favors by asking, “Who is essential?” The correct term is “essential worker” – not “essential person.” Essential workers are the people who take care of the rest of us – who allow us to not go out there and risk close exposure to a deadly pathogen.
Rekindling the magic of imagination doesn’t happen with a cutesy spark of inspiration, clearly. My Muse, such as it is, requires reaching in with both hands, rooting around in the brain for it, wherever it’s sulking, then grabbing hold with a determined snarl and giving it a yank.
Among the things that 2020 has taught me is that life’s too short for superficial platitudes, so I’m not going to give you any – even if a few of them ring true.
I was going to pass this one by. I mean, it’s too tempting just to say, “I’m grateful for everything that didn’t suck in 2020” and have done with it.