teachings of the word fathers – I

[…] ‘for you see,’
the master said to the apprentice,
‘bending words to your will
is not only about quill driving
along the most marvelous scrolls
humanity could produce.

only he,
who can make
the bleakest sorrowfulness taste
like the velvet of a
chocolate-dipped strawberry
inside the ears of others,
can call himself
wordweaver’ […]

© Liliana Negoi

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9 Responses to “teachings of the word fathers – I”
  1. Jingle says:

    apt one again..

    love the message,
    learning from the wise is cool and beneficial…
    A+

  2. mairmusic says:

    A beautiful thought, well written– nice!

  3. Imagination says:

    A wordweaver… certainly what all of us readers aspire to be. That word in itself has made you one in my eyes! Thank you for this beautiful poem.

  4. fiveloaf says:

    now now wordweaver you haha! see if i can also be a wordweaver– mines here- http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/01/23/painted-hallways/

  5. 1markt says:

    To bring joy from sorrow indeed takes a great wordweavers talent, But until we get there I guess we must ardently practice. The wisdom is concrete. Thanks.

  6. Jingle says:

    Season’s Greetings!
    You are nominated, you win one vote, if you nominate other poets, you win another vote 4 yourself, in addition, voting helps you exposed to other poets and make new friends in our community. Hope to see you vote..
    Merry Christmas,
    Hope to See you at potluck week 16 tomorrow…
    We will have a break after week 16, and come back on week 18…
    Blessings!
    Your support means a world to us..
    xxx

  7. webbedsight says:

    Good message … “inside the ears of others,
    can call himself
    wordweaver’ ” brilliant lines

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