The Use Of Words


“One great

use of words

is to hide

our thoughts.”


~ Voltaire


Elfje:            (Cinquain)



mental images

actions and reactions

things I might do



Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7


what I am saying

may not be what I’m thinking

if you only knew

beating around the big bush

intentionally deceived




living a dream
merrily rowing upstream
living a fairytale
forever chasing the holy grail

perpetually stalking illusions
thinking about not growing old
“whatever” is my cup of tea
maybe it will be filled with fool’s gold

reality check
the spaceship has landed
could we be a smaller speck
let your imagination be expanded

knowing that our lives are but a blip in time
understanding that even the powerful made a very small dent
before they know it most have passed their prime
for some each day is one entire event

for the older souls time is but a blur
is evolution the path of least resistance
can or will a world peace ever occur
will there ever be a meaning to our existence

firstly, are we asking the right question
will there ever be a lasting impression
seeking the answers propels us forward
what is , is what a Higher Power has ordered


ME and the Boss








About merb010

Spring Hill, FL, United States Two nice old folks just hanging out, not hurting a bug or anything larger. The years have been kind to us and we now we are enjoying our golden years reading and writing. We are grateful for the God given talents that we now use to help others. View all posts by merb010

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