Tag Archives: aging

Wisdom of Pathetic Fallacy

V. J. has asked us to be creative with the literary term “pathetic fallacy.” It is the attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals, especially in art and literature. I have many faces Yet my core … Continue reading

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Negative Space

“Negative space can drastically change the mood and story of your image. Much of the time, negative space is the mood and emotion.” (Ed Heaton) “Negative space may very well be white, but it also may be dark, colored, patterned, … Continue reading

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Journey to Peace

(Photo of me taken by my daughter in August, 2020) * Aging can be a challenge Years of wear and tear Physically and emotionally Can consume the body and mind And leave unwanted residue In the present moment * The … Continue reading

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Fragility of Aging

Psyche entangled in fragility Ebb and flow of life force distracted Pain an unwelcomed visitor Unraveling quality of daily life Subtraction overwhelms Healing stands elusive Photography sits in the freezer Waiting to unthaw Journey altered *** A visit to my … Continue reading

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Sipping Life

Sipping moderation Taste buds tingle Relishing the journey Aging changes perspective Balance a must Extremes only in youth *~* V. J.’s theme: Moderation https://onewomansquest.org/2019/11/25/vjs-weekly-challenge-74-moderation/

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“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” (Buddha) Choices made Things gone wrong Guilt outliving the event Inner voice persecutes Until an understanding voice Brings clarity It was never your fault You were only reacting Like a … Continue reading

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