Tag Archives: amends

No, Thank You

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“If the only

prayer you said

was ‘thank you,’

that would be

enough.”

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~ Meister Eckhart

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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prayer

a thought

asking for guidance

listening for the answer

meditation

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Senryu:      5-7-5 ( Haiku with people and their emotions/feelings as a topic)

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sadness turned to joy

negative to positive

anger turned to love

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Poem:

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he thought what he felt was a feeling
but the alcohol always kept him reeling
looking forward he saw only the ceiling
his reality was never truly appealing

near death made him change his ways
time allowed him to see through the haze
his body recovered from the sick malaise
to a Higher Power he gives the praise

it became a slew of feelings that he felt
his roller coaster emotions needed a seat belt
his cold stone heart had begun to melt
a new hand of cards he had been dealt

a new friend and then more friends
a fellowship that taught him to make amends
how the wreckage of the past to cleanse
and the twelve steps that paid big dividends

today his feelings are a joy to explore
emotions that are allowed to soar
a life that has been his to restore
peace, serenity and so much more

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ME and the Boss

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Weightless Words

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“How weightless

words are

when nothing

will do.”

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~ Philip Levine, Breath
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Elfje:    (Cinquain)

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sorry

my mistake

doesn’t cut it

learn to make amends

repentant

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Haiku:                (7-5-7 VARIATION)

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tropical storms wreak havoc

too much water floods

man builds in the low area

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Poem:

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words  fail too many romantics
they worry too much about semantics

forget the talk, don’t tell me
let your actions and heart be free

show me that it’s not all about you
love is not about what you think is due

a two way street is an agreeable compromise
love is never about the value of the prize

love is a feeling that transcends thinking
mutual consent where everyone is winning

above race, beyond religion, unconditional
love and marriage are something traditional

love, forget the words, they are not needed
love is when the heart has truly conceded

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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