Sunday, October 25, 2015

Made The Bed

MAGPIE 291




photo: Daniel Murtagh
Courtesy Tess Kinkaid,  Magpie Tales on Blogger


The eyes are closed
Fists clenched tight 
Events of the day
Taking their toll

Uncurl those fingers
Stretch them out
Let the blood flow
Dispel the numbness

Made the decisions
Lived to tell
The tale; made my
Bed, lying in it.


Barbara M Lake
Trinidad WI
October 2015

29 comments:

  1. I think sometimes the bed is where we get the strength to face another day... wonderful

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  2. Beds! Can't live with them, can't live without them. Love this.

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    1. Thank you. Beds can be great comforters.

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  3. I don't know what I do without my bed! Nice take.

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    1. Thank you. I'd probably sleep on a board!

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  4. Sadly, many still think that. Wonderful write.

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    1. Yes they do. Thank you for the compliment.

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  5. Oh I wasn't expecting that last line...good one...

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    1. Thank you Tess. I try to make my last lines hit home! Sometimes!

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  6. We make our own beds and face whatever consequences arising, good or bad. It takes great strength to face up! Rightly so Bee!

    Hank

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    1. Yes it does. You make your bed, so shall you lie in it!

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  7. Delightfully fatalistic Bee !

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  8. Good one. Sorry it took me so long to get here to read this.

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    1. Glad you came. Thank you. Just read yours - excellent!

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