“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan



we be so afraid to not know.
to not be cool.


" . . . the girls comb their hair in rearview mirrors,
and the boys try to look so hard . . . "
                                    ~ bruce springsteen


i keep this quote always, right there in front of me,
and i keep this empty polaroid full of golden possibilities.
i keep the moon and magic close by.
i keep those hands diving in or lifting up,
stretching either way namaste namaste.

and when that nasty thang the writer's block show his head,
i got me some talismans, baby, and charms and witches' spells.
i got words.
i got me some abracadabras.


originally published on the thief of quotations.
post 5:  8.18.11


  1. you got it, gf ...

  2. Oh I love this!!!! I'm sure I will have to link to here, in my own blog.

    Because I love your way with words, and I don't have that much faith, in my way with words.

    Because I too want to keep the moon and magic, near by. And want some of my own abracadabras.

    I love, love, love this!!!


  3. And I also love your choice, to not use Caps! I love it. And I am "afraid" to "offend" blogging friends, who are dedicated to the Rules Of Word Use. To do it myself. -sigh-

    Yeah, a wimp am I. So infrequently, am I a wimp. But this be one of the times.



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