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Dry Spells of Expression

What a lovely time and moment I have found this monday morning.
They say in my culture the wee hours of the day are for the two kinds of people ; A witch(night runner),A farmer.

So today am up in the wee hours because I have been in isolation with many attacks of poverty of expression,in a colored dream where the clarity of thoughts could not come out.I have been struggling to be a farmer and do constructive thinking but in vain.Taking a paper and pen ,and eventually ending up with a sentence or two,with scattered thoughts!

Oh vanity,vanity! But no for long,I found a solution,I had not lately been doing my 2-3 times exercise,and weekly solitude to refreshen,Running shelter ,helter with errands that I have always known would eventually where me down.Working for people and not working for self to know the worthiness of being alive.

This last week has been a soul searching and going into self and looking at the journey,removing the wild weeds in my path,like a skilfull farmer whose sole purpose is for an abundant harvest at the end of the season.

Beautiful Ladies out there ,what is your thought on this? Do you have dry spells of thoughts sometimes?



Mary Ann M's picture

The Beauty of Your Images

Lucia, You have brought forth beautiful images in this posting. There is a sense of poetry in these words for me.

Those times when words do not come as we would wish can be frustrating and daunting. I have found in those times it can be helpful to just write down the thoughts that float across my mind in my personal journal, not caring if they make sense, just allowing them to flow. Sometimes it is in allowing the flow to happen that one uncovers the jewel waiting to become known. Other times nothing seems to come from it except the opportunity to let the mind have its say so that it will become quite and allow the heart to speak later.

You also talk of your routine of self-care. How true it is that life creeps in to steal the time we need to take care of ourselves. You remind us all to look at how to refresh ourself. You me it is to go outside and dig in the garden or take a walk and listen to the wind whispering.

Thank you for sharing this.
Many Blessings to you.

Many Blessings,
Mary Ann

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Hi Mary

Thank you and sometimes I get very wild imaginations.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Potter's picture

Thinking about Wild Weeds in the Path

Lucia, this is a beautiful piece. I agree with Mary Ann that you have crafted lovely images! I keep thinkiing about "wild weed in the path." Some weeds have amazing stories to tell: perseverence, humility, bravery and daring, assertiveness, stuborness (as a virtue!), impertinence, persistance....oh my! You have opened a raging river of images in my brain. I will be so much kinder to the weeds in my yard and, hopefully, more empathetic to the people society treats as wild weeds!

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Wild weeds

Jana,wild weeds,ahahah.I think they also serve a purpose in life.Like commensal organisms.Thanks for that!

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

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