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

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Less Broom and More Gracious

I will clean the wasp nest
of my thoughts by unplugging
from the electronic stream
of two cent opinionators.

I will be less broom and
more gracious and apply
my fingertips to the spotted glass
that smudges my view of the garden.

©Susie Clevenger 2017

My tarot card reading for the day:

The Empress:

Be ambitious today, in a subtle way, and meet with a lot of cooperation and good will. Your ambition does not have to be grandiose. Concentrate on small projects and sweep away a lot of loose ends and complete things that have been long lingering. Act and speak with authority, and be fully respected. Do as much as you can today, and don't look back. 


Sanaa Rizvi said...

I love the optimism and quiet strength of this poem.. sigh.. beautiful!!❤️

Fireblossom said...

Less broom. I love it.

Magaly Guerrero said...

You had me at "Less broom..." All right, so you had me way before that, but "less broom" is just so awesome.

Anonymous said...

An affirmation. a card, a meaning, a poem

Brendan MacOdrum said...

Interesting irony or tension here between powers of a goddess demonstrated by the lighter touch.

Anonymous said...

Ah, that's a beauty. Very well-penned.

Rommy said...

"The wasp's nest of my thoughts" is just a brilliant phrase.

Mama Zen said...

I love the idea of being less broom and more gracious!

Kerry O'Connor said...

Oh Susie, you never fail to make me pause for thought. this is a gem.

Gillena Cox said...

"I will be less broom and
more gracious"

what a gorgeous phrase; makes an awesome Title too

much love...

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

A wonderful riposte to the text of the reading.

Jim said...

Love it, Susie. Leave it to a woman to want he windows clear. Two cent opinionators, are they the ones who wear the three dollar fascinators?

Margaret said...

This is uplifting - an acknowledgment of attitude - we can change! (Sorry it took so long to visit and respond to this prompt. )


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