On Talking and Walking

That age-old “write-prompt” “piece-of-advice” is back again to haunt you, to inspire you with existential terror, to send your “creative juices” shriveling back into the dirt that they came from, before sending you squirming tail-first round in circles. Assume the fetal position and write.


“Write what you know”,
They say as if they
can know what I’ll say
if I say what I know

“Say, what do you know?”
say I to they
as they say what they think
that I know.

“If I say what I think
that I know, you would know
that I think that I know
what I say,

but I say what I think,
and you know, I don’t know
if I always
think what I say!”

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7 comments

  1. Annie · October 18, 2015

    This got me thinking! 🙂
    I nominated you for One Lovely Blog Award, if you choose to participate in it. Please see the nomination here:
    https://whatthewomanwrote.wordpress.com/2015/10/18/one-lovely-blog-award/

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  2. Kathy · October 24, 2015

    Got me thinking too. Great job.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. claudia · October 25, 2015

    ha – you got my brain in knots a bit…smiles
    it’s def. good to write about the things we know
    and good as well to say what we think
    happy sunday!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Emtage · October 25, 2015

      Haha mine too, writing this one was complicated to say the least! Glad to hear you enjoyed it!
      🙃

      Like

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