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Dream #9

Dream #9

 

Here goes nothing.

 

I sojourn until I discover a worthy reason to stop.

In the heat and in the cold.

 

I was on my way in a hurry no where

when she stopped me and we sat,

on a bench by the beach. The sea was still.

 

The world just the same rotates,

leaves continue to fall as prices rise.

I told her the truth about heaven and

I told her at the end of the day I’m me.

 

What’s left when the truth is free?

You won’t know till it happens to you.

I sat and searched for a message in the bottom of the bottle,

until it was time to fallback.

It’s November again and I aim higher.

 

“What are you worried about?”

She asked over and over.

I still had no answer.

“Your guess is as good as mine”

Unsatisfied with the statement she stared into responding.

I stuttered “It’s the world.”

 

Excuses, excuses, EXCUSES!

“Spare me the hurt,” she insisted.

I tried to look out my dirty glasses.

Secretive, strange, and salty.

“Don’t worry, it’s a waste of time” she hissed as she walked on by.

 

Regrets are hard to forget.

Time will tell and pass, as time does.

Don’t expect anyone to save you.

All alone at the end of the day I’m me!

 

They sky was red.

She practiced her violin by the water’s edge.

I wish someone would have told me it’d be like this.

 

You learn, you’ll learn, you will learn.

Wondering and wandering.

 

I tried to open my eyes but I realized I didn’t know me very well.

 

 

November
November

Dream #6

I closed my eyes and I fell.

At first I rolled.

Then I began to bounce.

Before I knew it I was free falling.

Or maybe I was floating?

I’m not sure how, why, or when,

but eventually I came to a full stop.

I crashed right into you.

You stood firmly attached to the ground,

as if you owned it. No renting.

No hurricane, tornado, or earthquake

could shake you. You smelled of man.

I felt stronger than ever before

simply standing next to you.

After all that I’d been through

I was more appreciative

than I ever imagined I would be.

Standing next to you.

Silence shrieked between the two of us.

We were the only ones around.

Words weren’t necessary just brown eye language.

We stood in a comfortable silence

for centuries until you closed your eyes.

Once they opened again they were green.

You changed. But that’s life and that’s love.

And then you inquired, “Where to next?”

So I answered, “Where we begin.”

And stillness was our move.

 

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Writing One

I was eating trail mix when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray..

The trouble with writing is always getting started. One you get started you have to figure out how to say whatever it is you are trying to express or explain. The intimidation that comes with these elements of writing stops some people from ever beginning to create a sentence. However, I am here to enlighten you!

Things never really are as difficult as they seem. Think of academic writing in terms of paragraphing. You are putting each piece together. Naturally you have your introduction and conclusion. Stuck in the middle are three or more paragraphs that are essential to the readers understanding of your topic. Let’s focus on the middle. Three main paragraph styles exist that you can employ. However, in all paragraph types the writer must be specific. NEVER assume your reader knows about what you are discussing. Break down your information do not throw it at the reader. With relevant details and proper paragraph structure you are on your way to being better understood by a reader.

The first paragraph type is largely known as a topic sentence paragraph. This paragraph type explains the topic in the first sentence. Here we find out what the paragraph is actually about. All of the sentences below the topic sentence should enforce, repeat and reiterate the point of the paragraph! If sentences following the topic sentence fail express your point get rid of them! You are probably off in left field some where and nobody knows what you are talking about anymore. Get back to the topic, that’s the point of the topic sentence paragraph.

The next paragraph type is the tower paragraph. Imagine your a construction worker and you are building from the ground up. You add more information with each sentence to make the reader more and more aware of what exactly it is that you are talking about. Bring along some facts with you as you build your paragraph, maybe a quote, whatever floats your boat. Make sure you use strong materials as you build. If the information you add isn’t solid your paragraph/structure it could collapse. The tower paragraph builds upon the point.

The third and final paragraph type is the hour glass. The top is strong and so is the bottom. The topic and concluding sentences both accentuate your given idea or point. The middle is full supporting details that contribute to the ideas. This paragraph provides an overall understanding.

So writers, employ these paragraph types and help your reader’s understand your the topic. Remember to provide the reader with facts, details and all that jazz. Keep in mind reader will not believe facts you state just because you state them. Support your facts or say where they came from shout outs or citations. You are not God you are not omnipotent; whatever you say offer support, or else no one will believe you….