Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Blur

Take the terrible.
Blur it bearable.
Call it beautiful.
That's the art -

the stitch and sorcery
mend for misery -
the soliloquy
of a hurting heart.

For The Tuesday Platform at Real Toads

15 comments:

colleen said...

Perfect. Such a tight knit incantation.

Timoteo said...

Helpful instructions for how to create a poem!

Sylvia K said...

As always, no one says/writes it better, MZ! And thank you as always for the reminders!!

Kerry O'Connor said...

Art is ever a distillation of life. I love the way you expressed this idea in these lines, excellent phrasing.

brudberg said...

Just like the tears behind a clown's mask

Buddah Moskowitz said...

Terrific. This is why I love reading you, you brings the truth.

Fireblossom said...

Damn, this is good.

Audrey Howitt aka Divalounger said...

Oh this just does me in MZ! Yup!

Outlawyer said...

wonderfully succinct and sharp. K.

Gail said...

You are simply amazing.

ayala said...

True!

Susan said...

Not to rock the boat, we grease and blur it. oh yes!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Brilliant. And perfectly worded.

Susie Clevenger said...

Life is poetry..we just need to keep our pen handy.

Marian said...

Indeed, perfect!