Freedom of expression

The ancient eavesdropper

On the
verge of
a word —
at the edge
of a verb —
off the cliffs
of emotion —
I throw
myself into
a poem.

We are
graffiti art —
brought to
life today —
tomorrow —
short bursts
of the

The simple
fact remains —
we only have
so many
days —
make them
count in
every way —
be the
difference —
no regrets.

Your body
of work
built by
a lifetime
of words —
on its own

My brain
is a tin can
kicking around
an idea —
a pinwheel
words —
a yo-yo
the world.

melodies —
thru an
window —
take flight
from my

We are
the beneficiaries
of dreams —
the benefactors
of hope —
the beautiful
souls who
live thru
their poems.

of expression —
a basic

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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9 Responses to Freedom of expression

  1. pattyalcala says:

    So true, and said so eloquently.

  2. charlypriest says:

    Not only the message is great but what´s even better is how you wrote it. I have one fancy word to describe this “extraordinaire”

  3. Glad you dropped a Like at my post because it gave me a key to your blog. As a long-time poet and naturalist, I’m going to enjoy this exploration….

    • Thank you kindly! It’s always nice to meet a fellow nature-enthusiast! I hope you like what you see on my blog. Nature is my muse and wellspring of inspiration. I look forward to following your blog. Best wishes in 2015!
      Tyler 🙂

  4. Truth and beauty… a perfect expression, Tyler. Sorry I’ve missed these posts when you posted them. I’ve been a bit under the weather and not much at the computer. On the mend, and look what is my reward for searching out your work 😉 Cheers, WG

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