If Garfunkel Was Here

May 26

 

 

If Garfunkel Was Here

 

Speak of the dead and paint the living.  Paint them in a good light when you can and into a corner when you have to.  Read the books of future generations rather than acting as the arrogant, who attempt to write these volumes.   Expunge nothing leave it all on view, but move past it after taking in the implications.  Water flows under the bridge until it collapses then it carries the bridge away.  So, speak of the dead don’t drown them, paint the living don’t stain them, look to the future don’t dictate to it and let the water run.

 

 

Rinse off your first impressions

 

 

*

FREQUENTLY

 

When my daydream gets so threadbare

I no longer use it

I must turn to other sources.

 

When I cannot conjure on my own

And elucidation makes me cross-eyed

I must turn to HP.

 

I have puttered and prolonged

The way to naming this legendary

And fabulous enigma.

 

I drew out even longer

Any desire for close association

With the same.

 

I have milled with the millstone

And surfed in the whirlpool

Drug my feet and thrown a fit.

 

This only stalled the inevitable result,

Naming and interaction is the need

And now is the time

 

I have a Higher Power

And I chose to call it

Frequently.

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About Sherrie Theriault

Sherrie Theriault, writer and outsider artist lives in northwest New Jersey where she writes villain-free fiction for children and young adults, creates coloring books for all ages, writes daily inspiration books for the recovery community and has other works of collected poetry; also adult fiction. Books available on Amazon.com include the following: Cala Mae The Deep Dark Day In The Congenial Chronicles The Holland’s Adventure Fill Me In Fill Me In, Too Filled In Sober on the Way to Sane More Sober on the Way to Sane Lines from My Life More Lines from My Life On-Liners to Live By My Sponsor Said… Elissa: Queen of Carthage Was Love Lost Order of Protection The Story Precedes the Question Can You See? What the Birdies Told Me about You What the Birdies Told Me about You Coloring book The Enchanting Dog Sherrie’s books are available at Blue Stockings, Manhattan, NY, The Clinton Book Shoppe, Clinton, New Jersey, Giovanni’s Room, Philadelphia, PA, Easy Does It in Long Beach, CA and The Latest Thing in Costa Mesa, Ca. You can find Sherrie’s art work at Hang-Ups Gallery in Allentown, PA or online at: SerendipitousGallery.com Please feel free to contact her there if you have any questions.
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