8.27.2012

I am trying.

I am trying to sleep but an organ keeps waking me up. An organ that isn't really there. An organ and some drums and a pencil and a pair of shoes and a bunch of things I did wrong today that I'm going to do better tomorrow.

Writing is one of those things. I quit hitting "publish" and then I quit writing drafts and it isn't that I don't have words, I just watch them all flitter by in my mind like ticker-tape. And then with my eyes closed, I form them into sentences and then I put them to music and then it is morning.
And then it is night.
And then it is morning.

And then I get up again and all day long I knit a web for us to stand on
or maybe just
a net to catch us.





Linked up to sweet Heather's Just Write.


17 comments:

  1. Yes...and thanks...for sharing & understanding!!!

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  2. Well I miss you, and I think a lot of us miss you. But you'll be ready to share again and when you are we'll be here. I think it is perfectly okay to go long periods of time without sharing - this should be something you are compelled to do, not something you do out of a sense of duty.

    No matter what you think, you're doing a fantastic job at life. At least that's my vote.

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  3. so very glad to see you here. I think we need to get together soon, since our day clan has been reduced in numbers a bit thanks to school. Miss you.

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  4. Hi Erin. Your writing style is very pretty.

    And yes, I do still live in Indy! You can email me whenever. I would love to meet up.

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  5. oh so very glad to have you back, dear.

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  6. Very Lovely, glad to see a post from you again!

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  7. I love your poet heart and words. This is fantastic-ness.

    the web. me too.

    and the ticker tape and the words and repeat. I'm in love with just write because at least I get some random blurts out here and there. Lately, I use a pen and notebook for the rest and I do it in the spirit of Just Write and then I feel better. xoxo

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  8. Welcome back, it's good to hear your voice again.

    Rachel

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  9. So sweet! Stopping by from Sugar and Dots to say hello. Enjoy the first weekend of 2013! XO

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  10. Just wanted to drop by and say I miss reading your blog! I hope you start posting more again. :)

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  11. Oh all the THINGS that keep me from sleeping. So many of them the ones that didn't go so well today that I plan to go better tomorrow. I'm so happy to have stumbled over here. It wasn't in my plan today, and it feels quite nice to have read your words.

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    1. I'm glad you did! Thank you for leaving a comment on this dusty blog. It was very very nice to read.

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