Tuesday, August 25, 2020

On Eggshells

If I have to listen to one more person, whom I know voted for the Orange Infection, say that they don’t understand why things are so bad in the US, especially for low-income individuals and other marginalized groups, I might start screaming; or, perhaps, I will just share the occasional annoyance-spiced American Sentence.  

We can’t blame the storm for our breaking, while building castles on eggshells.


the wee notes

- yes, every now and again, I scribble poem bits on my breakfast *cough*

- for Poets and Storytellers United (Weekly Scribblings #34: Foundation, where Rommy asks us to consider the word foundation and use that to build up our poetry or prose)

33 comments:

  1. Ha, great way to respond to the prompt without even mentioning the crucial word – because the words you do use imply it so clearly.

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    1. I was really glad that Rommy told us that we could think of the word and go from there. Every time I thought of foundations, my mind kept bringing up images of corrupt organizations. I blame it on the news.

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  2. There is always so much more in your writing Magaly than the words alone as you ensure the reader get a picture plus a "cough" too, leaving me with a smile on my face.

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  3. *slow clap*

    Yeeeeeah...I share your desire to start screaming. Think we can be louder than the nut who was yelling like a banshee into an empty room at the RNC? It didn't take the Amazing Perplexin to figure out that electing someone incompetent would lead to tragedy the first (second, third, etc...) time they're tested.

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  4. All things are inevitably more fragile than they appear, given the right circumstances...

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  5. How you got this much truth on an eggshell is beyond me!!

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    1. I'm glad that you're able to scribble truth in the weirdest places, Magaly. I have this piece of toast...

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    2. @Magical Mystical Teacher, Weird makes great parchment. About that piece of toast...

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  6. Writing poems on egg shells is very creative. Good one.

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  7. Happy Wednesday. Stay safe.

    Much💝love

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  8. "Building castles on eggshells"...a talent at which modern man has become so adept!! Great post, Magaly!

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  9. The perfect visual metaphor, Magaly. Not living in the US, I look on and shake my head at the fact that anyone voted for the Orange Infection. How can they hiss responsibility for the current situation? I look forward to more annoyance-spiced American Sentences.

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    1. I can't make sense of their behavior either. It makes me think of the definition of insanity (maybe we should send them a copy).

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  10. Well, SOMEONE has to write on an egg, might as well be you. ^^

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    1. Indeed. Besides, writing on eggshells is much more productive (and practical, methinks) than having to walk on them.

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  11. I hear you! And the writing on eggs is impressive.👍🏽

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  12. I cannot even get excited or upset about "that" subject after seeing your eggshell, which brought me happy chuckles and washed everything negative away!

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    1. Now I'm thinking about Miss Charli and her ways, and I can't help adding to the chuckles. 😂

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  13. Perfect! Love that this is written on a fragile eggshell, which no doubt is how many of us feel.

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    1. It certainly feels that way, these days--everything seems so... breakable.

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  14. Very powerful my friend! Big Hugs and stay healthy! You are always in my thoughts!

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