It’s been a long day

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[…]

There were only numb mind tones,
thoughts clenched like little fists,
And syllables struggling to release their sense to my imagination.
I tried to get out of myself
But it was like emerging into a maze

[…]

~John Koethe, from “Partial Clearance,” North Point North: New and Selected Poems 


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  1. I felt like that at times too!

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  2. Yes, it has been a long day.

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  3. Powerful photo and words! Happy Friday to us all 🙂

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  4. Wow. I get that.

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  5. Were we in the same orbit yesterday? Walking into a maze – yes.

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  6. and sometimes that’s all there is.

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  7. Reblogged this on Bridgit's Fire.

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  8. Sometimes those little fists pummel.

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