Only Words

Saturday September 8, 2012

Only words? They're much, much more than "only."

Linking up today with Jenny Matlock for Saturday Centus, where the prompt is "It's only words, and words are all I have..."

Here's my offering:

It’s only words, and words are all I have…
A balm they are, oft to the soul a salve.

Words uplift and plead and seek and pray.
Amidst the dark, they lead to light and day.

An offering mere, a trifle it does seem
How can they help to ease today’s dire dream?

The love they lend, the kindness that they share
Brings healing, light, and wholeness laced with care.


Laura said...

Bravo, Laura! Words matter and your poem says it all.

Thinking of you and yours, grateful for continued healing for your boy, and sending ongoing prayers.

lissa said...

sweet! that is the good side words which I think it's much easier to use and should use.

have a great day.

21 Wits said...

You are absolutely right, a very lovely post for it's only words, and words are all we have!


I love words ... just like you.


Anonymous said...

Thank for sharing those fine words.

anitamombanita said...

NIcely done. I wish more people had your optimistic uplifting view of words... they are a powerful...powerfully good or powerfully bad, depending on how they are used. :)

pasqueflower said...

Beautiful poem.

Susan Anderson said...

Words are powerful, aren't they? And that's why we bloggers/writers like them so much, I guess!


Judie said...

A wonderful take on the prompt! I agree with Sue's comment, too.

Dreaming said...

How incredibly beautiful! Lovely!

noexcuses said...

Lovely words! I like your picture, too! My kids loved having (and still have) those magnets on the fridge!

Anonymous said...

Words do matter. Well said. :)

Unknown said...

Oh my! This was really lovely.
It is almost a song!
I bet I could sing it!
Good work!
Best wishes,
'SC week 123 It's only words...'

Jenny said...

This felt like a prayer.

Really lovely Laura.

And such perfect pictures to accompany your beautiful word crafting.

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