Drawing me Close to the Naked Truth


Some days, all I can feel is the whisper of your thoughts caressing my soul
As I run my hands through the memory
Where time only counts in moments of you

I turn my face to the touch of your lips
The hint of your kiss upon my imagination
Drawing me closer to the naked truth
As I know it

Your lips, your kiss, the mere touch of you is bliss
I cannot deny it tonight, who am I to resist?
The drifting of time and again
Far and away, the delicate balance of me
Begins and end with you


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Pictures have their own way of telling the story, sometimes too much color takes away from the beauty of the vision. The emotional association of coloring ones worlds perchance? In so many ways, less is best and it adds to the peace of the moment, so that I may breathe again.


I open the door and let you in, only to feel your loveliness that carries such soft delicate feelings, like a warm whisper passing swiftly by.


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The Collecting of thoughts
As they pass through the night
With you by my side, or, alone
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Out of a cloud of obscurity did you come
Leaving the gate of my heart undone
Revealing exposed to the world that was watching
Changing perception
Of love, everlasting


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Effortless in nature
Simple beauty just takes my breath away.
Flowers. Always. Because they color my world.
#alwaysaflower


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All I have are my words, armed in my mind, written in pen, stand by stand. Oh, yes. Still by hand. It has a different feel. Altered not by keys, backspace, and delete, I write, erase, tear it to pieces and start all over again. And again.

It’s my way. I walk out to the deep end of the page and dive right in.


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And just like that, these words are done. I want to thank @tattoodjay for hosting #WednesdayWalk and for strolling along with me through the musings of my mind. Some days, I just have to let them go, giving them freedom, spread across the pages, to say what they say and do what they wish. This smile is for you @ElizaChang and #MakeMeSmileChallenge.

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they set my aunts house on fire
i cried the way women on tv do
folding at the middle
like a five pound note.
i called the boy who use to love me
tried to ‘okay’ my voice
i said hello
he said warsan, what’s wrong, what’s happened?

i’ve been praying,
and these are what my prayers look like;
dear god
i come from two countries
one is thirsty
the other is on fire
both need water.

later that night
i held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
and whispered,
"where does it hurt?"
it answered,

"everywhere"
"everywhere"
"everywhere"

warsan shire


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Bang, I did it again... I just rehived your post!
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Dear friend you have a lovely picture I also like flowers 💐
And for the writeup superb @dswigle

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Thank you so much for all the kind comments. I appreciate the words and the visit and I hope you have a most wonderful day!

Hive on, my friend!

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Nice warm photos as always. Lovely to have some time to enjoy red wine with nice company! Life is full of changes! Phew! I am trying to catch up! LoL

Flowers power would be very handy!

Cheers.

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Isn't it about time that we had the pleasure of enjoying a little bit of wine with people? It's been so long that we have been in such a sad State of Affairs. I pray each day that life will be again as it once was. Maybe even a little better than that. I hope you are doing well and things are getting better.

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These muted blooms with such passionate words, certainly make for a dramatic tension! Careful dont spill the vino lol. You are certainly setting the world on fire!!!!

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Well those passionate words are just to pull you into the poetry, and I know that poetry is not people's favorite. Don't you worry. I have a handle on that wine. You know better than that. I never play with fire. Smokey the Bear does not approve.

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving you're always kind and generous words. I hope you are having a great trading day!

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In so many ways, less is best and it adds to the peace of the moment, so that I may breathe again.

This is what I think also when I write a post on Hive. No one does not need to write a complete essay (500-1000 words) about nothing just/only to fill up the space to make their posts lengthy. Many people do this, and it is sometimes tiring. Why write something in 60 sentences, when you can do the same in 6 sentences? Length alone does not necessarily mean quality, nor meaningfulness.

I do not address this directly to you, of course. You have beautiful posts. I write the above in general about the post writing trends on the Hive blockchain nowadays. Somehow many people think that it is necessary to write long posts on the Hive blockchain.

I give you some !PIZZA, as usual. This became a habit of me recently.

Have a wonderful day. All the best. Greetings from Hungary.

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I have to say that I don't really take the number of words into consideration when I am posting. My posts vary from short to a little longer, but, it depends on the content. I never go into it thinking that I need to stretch it out to make it longer. On the other hand, a really interesting post can go on forever.

Thank you for the kind words, as usual. :)

Pizza is great! Have a great day!

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Morning after a couple of glasses of red, the mind races, memories flow and so in time the pen scrolls, whispers of longing knowing time runs constant!

Gorgeous photography and meandering of the mind Denise.

!WINE

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Haha! Oh, you know me so well! :))

Thank you so much for always having just the right things to say, always and forever. 💖

My mind meanders so much lately, I have to keep it lassoed! Thank you for your words and for the wine!

Have a great day!

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Feel one can no longer be rushed, take in everything in ones own time, slowing down savouring each thing is rewarding.

Keep rambling having fun in smiles and tears between the blooms, soon we share in Christmas again, deep snow and beauty of the next season.

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@dswigle

Most certainly a fitting #wednesdaywalk post. Even more so, a #MakeMeSmileChallenge... dare I say... also a splendid #thoughtfuldailypost?

"Pictures have their own way of telling the story, sometimes too much color takes away from the beauty of the vision. The emotional association of coloring ones worlds perchance? In so many ways, less is best and it adds to the peace of the moment, so that I may breathe again."

I can't help but agree... sometimes, "less is indeed more". Whether too much color, to distract the message. Or even too much "editing" that may "dull" a sharp needed point. Hope you had a wonderful Halloween... and thank you, as always, for using my TAG.

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Sometimes it's so hard to pick a tag, isn't it? I find it more and more so I'm wondering if my posts are getting more generic for if I'm covering more area oh, but I think it might be the first. It is my pleasure to be able to put anything thoughtful on the platform.

It's a pretty cool little tag and I hope it gets a little bit more vision as I believe that we could all be a little bit more thoughtful, or pass on good thoughts to another person. Either way oh, I wish you much luck in keeping this running. Have a great day!

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@dswigle

Yes... it is. Here a TAG, there a TAG... everywhere a TAG, TAG 😋🤪😁. I appreciate your kind words... I'm trying to stay caught up with my movement? Initiative? TAG?? (There's that word again lol)... I don't know how you do it... but let's pretend there's magic dust that soaks into our fingers from positive words...

Wouldn't that be awesome!?

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Ha! Yes! It is magic!! You know it! :))

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Beautiful photos of the flowers and beautiful words to accompany them, as usual. Poetry is such a lost art, I'm glad you are keeping it in this world.

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Well, I am not sure the poetry people call it poetry, but, I like to think it might be. :)

Thank you so much for your kind words! You are very kind and thoughtful with your comments.

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Lots of beautiful poetic writing as well as extraordinary flower photography. All in all it has been awesome.

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Thank you. So very kind of you. I appreciate your words.

Have a very nice day.

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Wow! you are good.

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Thank you so much! Your words are much appreciated! Have a great night!

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I took a while to get past the start of this post before getting to the photos and the rest of the post, I found them very profound emotional and touching, they opened a spot in my memories and soul and gave me such a wonderful feeling of relating to these words
I am a tattooed thug as you know so words dont always touch me to the core but this post did

The I saw the wonderful photos and these words

Pictures have their own way of telling the story, sometimes too much color takes away from the beauty of the vision. The emotional association of coloring ones worlds perchance? In so many ways, less is best and it adds to the peace of the moment, so that I may breathe again.

Ohh yes i totally agree not only in photos but in leife ingeneral I think people try sometimes to hard to make it all outstanding and vivid, when often that is not needed and as you say less is best

Pictures have their own way of telling the story, sometimes too much color takes away from the beauty of the vision. The emotional association of coloring ones worlds perchance? In so many ways, less is best and it adds to the peace of the moment, so that I may breathe again.

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Thank you so much for such a truly wonderful comment. I am fond of color, but, there is something so humble and beautiful about a barely colored piece of work. I am enamored with white on white with flowers or the misty breaks of day... I appreciate your words and your stopping by and leaving them.

Thank you so much. Have a great evening!

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I do love warm rich colors for the most part but sometimes subtle shades can be much more if a wow factor

Have a great evening

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You too! Finally getting around to comments! So slow!

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Pictures tell their own stories, but I prefer to listen to your words.
They are beautiful!
@dswigle, thank you for making my day!

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Pictures do tell their own stories, don't they? Reading the words is something I don't do, but, I have heard people do it and I do like it when I hear it. I think you have to have a special voice to do that. Well modulated works pretty well.

Thank YOU for always being here to give me encouragement!

Hive on!

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There is something ethereal about white flowers with just a tiny hint of colour in the heart of them. You are a good photographer.

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That is so true! I do love the look of white with just a bit of color, so soft and dainty looking to me.

Thank you for the kind words and for stopping by! Have a great night!

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Beautiful writing as usual. Thanks for existing.

:)

!PIZZA

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Haha! OMG! As if I had a say in that! I should give you the responsible parties' address.

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so soft and tender words but how much power there is in them
so deep feelings and such a huge wave of impressions covers all readers when they touch these lines by their eyes
and your flowers are always perfect:>

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Thank you! That is such a thoughtful comment that you leave me. I love that you read the poetry/musings as sometimes I am not sure people do. :) I realize it is not for everyone, but, I am glad you like the flowers.

Thank you again!

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yeah.. I know what you mean;) maybe you say it in general, not about Hive, but here I often see copypaste comments about nothing, something like "great, cool, I like it, thanks for the post", and in most cases people even don't read what the post was about...

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Thank you for the notifications @hivebuzz !

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You're welcome @dswigle, that's with a lot of pleasure 😊🌹 Thanks for your everyday participation here! Have a nice day.

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What a bittersweet poem @dswigle! I can feel the tearful memories

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Oh, memories are funny things, aren't they? I would have to say they seem so much more in hindsight than they actually are. The rearview mirror always is out of whack.

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving your kind and thoughtful comment.

Have a great day!💗

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