The gift of words.. the thirst of ink.. trees are in yet another way poetry waiting to be written..
'thirsting for a voice made of ink' is simply superb! I'm replying to Bjorn, I love his comment, too... trees are the voice that needs words to be spoken... poetry waiting to be written! I loved this take...
Thanks Madhura . . . trees really are like poetry in motion.
ooh, i love this, a great take on the voice they offer through the books we read. (at least before the e-book craze)
the thirst for ink... yeah... i can relate... so much magic in their willingness to carry those words for us..
Your poem made me realize that I hardly ever think of the trees that produce the paper we write on. Strong words here, Kathryn!
Interesting to think of that we have depended on trees for hundreds of years to give powerful words a voice!
I like -thirsting for a voice made of ink ~ In an ironic modern twist, we are now striving to be less dependent on paper & to save the trees ~ Still its the strong voice in the paper & books that moved us ~
It is ironic isn't it. :)
lot of thrust in this one....kinda a counter point to mine i think...smilesits nice to think they embrace that destiny of holding words...
It was one of those thoughts that came to me late at night and then the tree prompt brought it to life. :)
Yes, we have silenced them, so we should do them the justice of giving them a voice once more. It's the least we can do.
I love the thirsting for a voice made of ink!
Very surreal and you are a visionary of passion and creativity.I love this poem by you. :)
yes - looking for ink - that's what's left.
excellent, Kathryn - what a perfect metaphor ~
Thanks Michael, this thought had been percolating and then when the tree prompt came it all came together.
Another sacrifice though for the service of mankind...powerful write...
very true and now I will think before I scribble anything.
I'm trying to expand the way I think about things . . .poetry helps with that.
Love this little vignette of letters being accepted with grace
Quite the statement, eloquently written..
This is nothing short of brilliant Kathryn!
Short and sweet every line resonates - amazing
Thanks John :)
Wow! Such an imaginative piece....to write it as a tree thirsting for a voice of ink
Thanks Susie, it was an idea I had and then when the tree prompt came it seemed like a perfect fit.
At first so violent yet ending in such a longing way... Really enjoyed this read!
Brilliant! I love the way the poem and picture interlock.