Category Archives: Inspiration

Exponential growth

They that inspire have been inspired ten fold by other creative souls raised on exponential growth.

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Utility of poetry

The utility of poetry, unrealized until the first of many words connects with your soul, nothing ever experienced alone.

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Breathing room

Over time we unknowingly share each other’s lives — your breath recycled in mine — all words aired out under one hemispheric skyline.

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Second wind

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Enduring the unfulfilled silences  when answers hung in the balance  and yet no fruit dropped from the fertile sky to spread seeds of wisdom far and wide. Countless untold secrets lie dormant all around …

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Different light

My head hurts,  eyes burnt after  staring down  the sun,  but there was  a different light I could only find blinded  by wisdom. 

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Target practice

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Do right by your name, let it stand and take aim at all the true targets worth nailing head-on with sharpened speed and arched vertebrae. Follow through with your sighting, visualize the middle path…

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Grizzly determination

Just went for a run. It’s going to get into the 80s today, so I pounded the pavement early. Here’s a photo from last year’s Prefontaine Memorial 10K in Coos Bay, Oregon. I have a look of grizzly determination as … Continue reading

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Cool patience

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
The once opaque sky, now cleaned by dawn’s light, uncovers a vast blue ceiling on high. Below, frost recoils as dew dripping down lush growth while heavy wisps of fog scatter from rivers and…

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Double down diction

Destined not departed, democratic not disenfranchised, driven not downtrodden, demonstrable not dynamited, didactic not denial, distilled not devoid, disillusion not divine, denouement not determined. 

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Oh killdeer!

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Killdeer, you land in my way! Oh, why must you lay on a nest exposed and unsafe? Broken-winged mother, I am no fool to your theatrics, even the noise you create cannot distract me…

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