November 13, 2015

everything seems so slow


everything seems so slow. 
i could sit forever, still and thick with sunlight, and never know how long i had been there. 

everything seems so slow. 
i wake at the burning edge of dawn, eyelids heavy with moonlight and dreaming, and i watch the dappled patterns on the wall.

time doesn't stay here.
it peeped through the windows this morning and saw that it was not needed. and exhaling frost on the pane, it moved on.

everything seems so slow. 
no matter how many words spill from my fingers, i still feel the silence in the corners of the room.i cannot change the quiet. i can simply be overwritten by it. page by page, my noise falls apart and i am formed into silence too.

the others wake. 

i do not mention the silence of the night. they all wrestle with silence of their own.

everything seems so slow.

xx

hi! so sorry for my absence. i got a nasty virus and ending up passing out a few times due to low blood pressure. (!) i'm pretty much all recovered, and it's good to be back! ♥♥♥

22 comments:

  1. In the words of Robin Hood, "It's good to have you back." And in the words of Zane, "Welcome back."

    And in the words of me, "I love this and I want more. Christ is mightily at work in you, my friend." :-)

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  2. i have feelings that come as sounds and they're hard to right
    but goodness ❤❤
    p.s. could you email me because i have a question about letters

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    1. it's true. those are the most fleeting kinds of feelings. ♥♥

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  3. This is absolutely lovely ♥♥♥ :)

    Oh my goodness, that sounds terrible!! I'm so glad that you're feeling better!

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    1. thank you!
      and yes, it was. but i am feeling much better now! ♥

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  4. Love this, stunning as usual. Glad you're feeling better!! :)

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  5. I LOVE these photos, and your words are so lovely (as usual).
    That sounds terrible, I'm glad you're better <3

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  6. Hate to hear the reason for your absence. Glad that you are recovered, though.

    I just wrote a post about how I'm seeking slowness, so this was an interesting read for me. I love the still, quiet, slow moments, but I understand how sometimes life seems to slow to an almost standstill. That just gets irritating.

    Favorite line:
    "time doesn't stay here.
    it peeped through the windows this morning and saw that it was not needed. and exhaling frost on the pane, it moved on."

    *snaps*

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    1. ahhhhhhhh. thank you, darling. ♥

      i so want to read that post of yours. it sounds inspiring. xx

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  7. AH. *swoops in and catches a gently swooning Grace*

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    1. more like a sad turkey collapsing in a pile of feathers with a bawk. XD

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  8. Welcome back and I'm so happy to hear you're feeling better. ♥
    Goodness. Your poems never fail to take my breath away and this one hit really close to home. I just love the imagery with the burning edge of dawn and how you described your eyes. It's so perfectly melancholy. Amazing job, per the usual. ♥♥♥
    ~Olivia

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    1. thank you, olivia!
      and agh, i'm so glad. have you ever listened to Andrew Peterson? his new album inspired the burning edge of dawn line. go check him out! ♥

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  9. So so beautiful. I am glad you are feeling better!

    blog

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    1. thank you so much, sarah! that means the world. ♥

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be kind.

xx