Lost Words

I can attest to the fact that you ARE a real writer. I know a lot of people out there who feel the same way as you do, but few could put it down in words so eloquently. Thanks for sharing this.

Quietly Askew

My body aches when I don’t write.  My shoulders tense up. My hands grasp at the words they want to put down. My stomach feels the pressure of the ideas that need to get out but cannot. My heart hurts with words unspoken, a longing for expression, a desire for release. My brain doesn’t stop spinning the ideas, plates balanced on sticks that continuously reduce centimeter by centimeter, concepts on the verge of destruction through lack of attention, through lack of time.

I long for time alone. A place for my stories and I to get to know each other. A place where there is no seven-year old saying, “Mom. Mom. Mom.” A place where the only things that draw on my energy are my words, the words that so desperately want to get out and tell their stories. A place to dress up words, to dance with sentences, to…

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One comment on “Lost Words
  1. E says:

    Thank you for the reblog and the kind words. 🙂

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