STORiES. REFLECTiONS. MUSiNGS. CONFESSiONS.


05 March 2010

On the Verge

 
"Every day of our lives 
we are on the verge
of making those slight changes 
that would make all 
the difference".
~Mignon McLaughlin - The Neurotic Notebook~


Is choosing misery over change

all that?

must be

where is our sense of adventure?
we need a sense of adventure to make change...
really?

too many quick remedies

available
sacharine delights

to obscure the real

perpetuate our misery

cloud over those clear moments
when

we hear that voice of self

beyond our thoughts

on the verge

asking

Why not?

Photos taken in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 2006 by Marcella Corroeli Jager


4 comments:

  1. Beautifully written!

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  2. I love those moments when I hear that clear voice...

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  3. I so agree with you Kristin - I think there is THAT resounding voice, and you know exactly what you have to do, and you are so compelled and it makes so much sense, and you are giddy with the revelation, you do it.

    But i find that there is also the voice that cuts through all your brain's chatter, the one that every day says, ...So is this the day you are (finally) going to DO that? You can do it...and every day you are on the VERGE...but then you let it go for another day...

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  4. Left same comment on Writer's Rising, but had to pop over and read it on your page (will not be the last time).

    Whoa, You know the sound you hear when your eyes see the wave crest and there is that gap between what your eyes hear and what your ears hear when the crest goes whooosh? That's the sound that suspension this transported me to:

    cloud over those clarion moments
    when
    we hear that voice of self
    beyond our thoughts
    on the verge
    asking
    why not?

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