issues (for Ann)

the polite word
some friends say
someone has,
almost like fleas

instead of he’s nuts
or they make medication
for that

whatever the reason
for that particular that

I prefer to balance
on this spiderwebbed
filament of creativity

teetering the line
between genius
& insanity

celebrate the one
& hope not to drop drown

into the other

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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11 Responses to issues (for Ann)

  1. Jeremy Nathan Marks says:

    This definitely makes me chuckle.

  2. nelle says:

    Heh, as creative as the image. Somehow I think I’ve been on the point of balance, and it took one hell of a long rope with which to pull myself back up.

    • Nelle–you certainly have been balanced–and you create so beautifully!

      • nelle says:

        Thanks… it makes me wonder what is possible when we allow ourselves to blow through the boxes and walls in our minds and what hold us back.

        You… create wonder with your poetry. I’m glad blogging led me to your work.

        • Nelle–that is resoundingly mutual! Thank you for saying that. I see our life and the world we live in as full of wonder, so I am glad some of it translates through these lines.

  3. Very thin and tenuous lines! Beautiful ~ Debbie

  4. cfbrown (कवि) says:


  5. cfbrown (कवि) says:

    this is beautiful, I want to say more but… “Yes” just just keeps coming out

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