Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sharing Thoughts

I've been debating for the last couple weeks if I want to keep sharing my poems...I'm torn. I feel as if by posting them, I'm at least doing something - putting them out there into the world instead of hoarding them. However, when you share something you're very proud of and get no response, it's a bit of a blow...I guess I knew it might be tough from the beginning when I talked about my thin skin. We'll see if by continuing to post, I can make it a bit thicker...


Random Thoughts

Random thoughts - 
meaningless to anyone other than me

Would that change - 
if they knew what it all meant?

Would they take the time to see me -
in all the words?

Will I ever have the courage to share -
knowing I won't be able to explain, even if I could?

Random thoughts -
my life on paper

Fears, hidden in words -
dreams, revealed with care.

4 comments:

  1. I was able to leave a comment on your blog with no problems. I had the same problem a couple of years ago. Some people could comment, some couldn't. It wasn't anything that I had done, just a Blogger glitch. The problem resolved itself in a month or so and I haven't had trouble since (crossing fingers!). I heard from someone else today that they were having the same exact problem. Hope that your issue is resolved soon!

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  2. Don't be sad. Know you're loved and although we've never met your thoughts do matter. They matter to me. I love your random and I want you happy.

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  3. Back at the keys! Don't ever take our silence as a reason to give up! You never know whose house flooded or worse!!!

    This post sounds more like a new poem written with blogging in mind, less like an older pen and paper reflection.

    While I'm not trying to make a comparison between stories, this poem brought to mind Carly Simon's "You're So Vain" and how people have tried to decipher it for decades. Wisely, Carly (who I have had a crush on for the last 30+ years) has refused to explain or clear up the mysteries. Good for you both!!!

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  4. Thanks, Julie!

    Trebord -I'll keep that in mind and let people decipher things themselves...

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