Under Pressure?


I listed my blessings: all those
I love who hold me here.
I looked up at the thick
interlacing of branches above my head
and saw, high up, the bright blue
of air I might breathe, air I could swim to.

—Gregory Orr, “Under Pressure,” in City of Salt

Poem: I Hear It Deep In The Hearts Core. Art: Helena Almedia (mennyfox55)


  1. Wonderful pairing of word and image…

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  2. I think that’s something many of us don’t do often enough – count our blessings!

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  3. Wonderful words … and love that painting!

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  4. You always find the right words/quotes to express how I feel. You are marvelous, darlink!

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