We Hold These Truths

Dawn’s a grinning ghost,
a whispercurl scar of shadowdance
moon and bubble-breath breeze.

Open a giggle jar. Spill your stars.
Rise, twist clouds to dance. Spark
(one) chance. Green our skin with lull
of leaves.

Cue the journey. Melt.
Shimmer-twist, skip.

Embrace the sun.


The One With All the Words, for today’s Quadrille over at dVerse. Come play! 

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18 Responses to We Hold These Truths

  1. sarahbawden says:

    To me this felt beautiful and bright.

  2. ClaireD says:

    Lull / of leaves is so pretty

  3. hypercryptical says:

    Yes indeed. Amen to that.
    Kind regards
    Anna :o]

  4. Michael says:

    I love the dawn, though at present in my part of the world its getting later every day…

  5. Bev says:

    So many magic phrases….”spill your stars”…”spark chance”….”green our skin”… I love them all!

  6. Grace says:

    Open the giggle jar…wow ! Good one De !

  7. ghostmmnc says:

    Very creative using all the words! My favorite line …green our skin with lull of leaves…:)

  8. “Green our skin with lull of leaves.” Great words. 🙂

  9. Waltermarks says:

    I’m glad you opened the giggle jar tonight, De. We needed that, The sun brings it out every day if we can catch it. I’m glad you did. Thanks for sharing the giggles

  10. Embrace the sun.. cannot agree more.

  11. erbiage says:

    open the giggle jar, spill your stars! these things are meant to be shared! embrace the sun. oh, and the command to Melt. fantastic. let all the hardness and resistance just melt away…

  12. sanaarizvi says:

    You had me at the opening lines… sigh… stupendous write! ❤️

  13. violet says:

    Now THAT is a Declaration of Independence! I love the first stanza.

  14. kim881 says:

    Oh yes, De, Dawn’s ghost is grinning! I love the wonderful blend words: whispercurl, shadowdance, bubble-breath and shimmer-twist, and I’d quite like a giggle jar – just in case I run out!

  15. Gillena Cox says:

    Luv this line
    “Open a giggle jar. Spill your stars.”

    much love…

  16. oooooooooooooohhh…such a dance of delight De.

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