brevity – dverse


February 15, 2018 by petrujviljoen

being’s centre adrift
in a river of grieving –
the clowns be damned

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Copyright Petru J Viljoen

39 thoughts on “brevity – dverse

  1. Mish says:

    Grieving has its own journey with stops and starts, freezes and flows. It certainly can be difficult and healing at the same time.

  2. That kind of chaos and river of grieving is here in America too, as well as the clowns. I love what you wrote here.

  3. lynn__ says:

    I fear civilization’s centre may be adrift, manifested in senseless violence.

  4. Janice says:

    I enjoy the vivid feeling in this and that it is open for the reader to expand.

  5. centre adrift… chaos… difficult place to be

  6. merrildsmith says:

    Yes, that being adrift–well said.

  7. Sometimes the only way is to let go and flow with the river. It’ll find the sea eventually.

  8. kim881 says:

    I know that feeling, being adrift in a river of grieving. Sometimes the river freezes over, sometimes it flows freely, but it never really dries up.

  9. Nan Mykel says:

    Being’s center adrift —yes! Feelingful!

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  11. Waltermarks says:

    It is ominous, but quite true. It cannot be quenched

  12. lillian says:

    adrift in a river of grieving … this is such a desolate image…and then the forceful statement, the clowns be damned. Powerful in so few words here.

  13. memadtwo says:

    There is way too much grieving these days. (K)

  14. To me this says, I may have been knocked off my equilibrium and maybe even for good, but at least I’m not afraid anymore.

  15. You might be in for a bumpy ride. Zuma gone, but who/what will replace him?

  16. Glenn Buttkus says:

    The clowns, naked madness rules the asylum. So as we navigate the angry rivers of chaos, staying afloat–damn the clowns indeed.

  17. Clowns are there to be damned.

  18. Very well said Petru xxx

  19. Frank Hubeny says:

    Adrift in chaos is ominous.

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