"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Chasing Thoughts

My days are spent
chasing thoughts
with pen and paper
to capture them
before they are lost
in the shape shifting
world of my brain.

©Susie Clevenger 2012

she challenged us to tell about 
our own little world we live in.
But the catch was it must be
in thirty five words or less.


aprille said...

Hiya Susie,
This flows so beautifully.
I'm glad we get to do this once a month from now on.

Willow said...

I love this!!

Hannah said...

Super clever to form these words into a cat....the poem itself moves like a cat too!! Well done, Susie!! So glad to see you!!

Laurie Kolp said...

Susie... my brain's like that too, has a mind of its own. Love:

the shape shifting world of my brain.

Grace said...

I am always chasing thoughts...lovely capture of the writing process...hope you are feeling better ~

Sherry Blue Sky said...

So nice to see you out and about in the blogosphere, kiddo. Love your poem. Also love the idea of brain as shape shifter, a much better view than early Alzheimers, which I worry about. I will now just tell my sister my brain is shape-shifting!

Fireblossom said...

I like the shape shifting. And I'm like this, too, when I have an idea, I usually have to get it down on paper fairly soon, or lose it. Nice to see you back!

Kay L. Davies said...

This is fabulous, Susie. I love the idea of chasing thoughts. I can really relate to it.
Hope you are getting stronger every day.

Mama Zen said...

This is fabulous! I totally relate to this.

Susan said...

You are the cat, the cat is your poem jar, shift again and it's indeed your brain stimulated by the chase to catch before they are lost. (27 words)

This is very good a description of catching an idea of our own. High Energy.

Ella said...

This was so clever and well executed!
I love your take on the prompt~ :D

Tania A said...

Isn't this true of any worker of words? Nicely done!

Kerry O'Connor said...

Lovely to read your words - in the poem and in the cat! I'm so glad you are feeling better, Susie. Keep your strength up.

Marian said...

i get a fantasy harry potter-ish world from this, lovely! xoxo

Mystic_Mom said...

The poem! The cat! The poem made into a cat. So good, I relate to your world, and would love to visit! :-)

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