Monday, September 12, 2016

open advice

please my dear take these words to heart
for I have learned in life that it is better
to keep an open mind and heart
instead of a heart stuck in place
for you may miss the rainbow
by staying focus on the clouds

- Written for dVerse Opening to the Muse-Quadrille #16 where we are asked to write an "open" poem, either as a noun, verb, adjective, adverb or any other way you might think of.  I rewrote this poem several times before I could get the words right (at least in my mind).  


16 comments:

  1. I like this unstuck heart. :)

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  2. I know a few people like that (sometimes I fear I am like that too). Sound advice in poetry form.

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  3. Yes... I know those people (and by god, I'm one of those)... you don't need to chase the rainbows, just enjoy them

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  4. "for you may miss the rainbow
    by staying focus on the clouds"

    ~yes, indeed.

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  5. I do like the thoughts of keeping an open mind and heart in this. Excellent advice!

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  6. Some wise words..and I love the idea of freeing a heart that is stuck. Lots of rainbows out there.

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  7. for you may miss the rainbow
    by staying focus on the clouds

    The danger of not really being emphatic to a loved one who is near enough to be appreciated but unwittingly ignored! Happens all the time to aging couples. Good observation Arcadia!

    Hank

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  8. MecHanical Cognition
    Vs..
    HeARt Cognition..
    Two
    Pipes
    and
    Relative
    Free WiLL
    to feed two miNds
    in BaLanCinG for oNe Free SoUL..
    and Body of course
    as EmoTioNs
    fLow
    from head
    to toe.. by way
    of Vagal nerve
    as some folks say..
    Kundalini Serpent FReED2..
    Emotional Regulation and
    Integration of senses.. MoVinG..
    ConNecTinG and creaTinG.. it's
    not enough tRuLy to open
    A miNd and heARt
    in BaLanCe with
    directions
    alone..
    as life is
    more than
    even poeTry of heARt..
    HeARt moves from head to toe..
    the best way to close heARt is
    to STiLL
    A MoVinG
    DancE oF liFe..
    Children often FeeL better
    as they DancE without reaSon..:)

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  9. I liked the idea of not missing the rainbow for the clouds.

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