Why Do I Keep It?

Posted: February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

I wonder at times

Why I write things down

Like I do

Here

On this blog

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It is just a speck

A tiny fleck

A microscopic cell

In a much larger

World

Of other peoples’

Words

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Why do I keep it?

I wonder that

Often

What is the point?

Of writing things down

Here

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My answer

Is always the same

I keep it

Because

I love it

And I know that

It has the potential

To reach others

To reach someone

To reach that one person

Who may understand

Why I do

Why I keep it

Why I love it

Why I let your eyes see it

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Why do you keep yours?

2/15/2014

Coventry CT

Comments
  1. dani says:

    i often feel guilty for the hubris of thinking others would ever want to read my words. then i get an email from wordpress saying someone liked my post and i know that validation is worth the risk of putting my words out there to be judged. as you say, one person can be all it takes.

    and i love your words!

  2. Linda says:

    Good question sis – I have pondered about that myself!!!

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