This Diligent Heart

is still dying

(trying) to

nudge and nurture

these words out into

the world, push phrase

past this reluctant phase

seize these ardent amateur days

allow generous, gentle, graceful praise

to give them feathered hope, for flying.



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3 Responses to This Diligent Heart

  1. whimsygizmo says:

    Written for Three Word Wednesday. Click here to see the words, and play along:

  2. Sheilagh Lee says:

    yes we have to give them room to fly.

  3. De, you have captured the essence of “birthing” a poem and nurturing the artistic spirit within. Brava! Peace, Amy

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