hope & chance

Hope is a dance with chance,
flashing its cobalt emerging,
vibrating your heart’s feathers.
With a wink and a song,
you’re hooked.
It’s clear.

Grab on and align your spirit
as you grind out the contrast
between want and do,
connecting the dots
that spill across life’s vibrant print.

Brenda Warren 2012

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38 thoughts on “hope & chance

  1. You reminded me – when I started I thought I would do something the incorporated connecting the dots… I forgot about it until reading your wonderful piece!

    “Hope is a dance with chance,flashing its cobalt emerging,vibrating your heart’s feathers.With a wink and a song,” and you are leading the way. Thanks Brenda!

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  2. Several wonderful images in this, caught between want and do, vibrating heart’s feathers. I liked this week’s words and you did them justice.

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  3. Dots and dancing made me think of the fast paced Polka…not much time for alignment when you are in constant motion (for a celebration I am sure)! I can hear an accordion in my mind! A joyful piece out of this weeks Wordles! Thanks m’dear.

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    • Thank you, Laurie. This is where they took me…. I wanted something more, but wound up liking this….you know you start and write, and think, eh….could be better. Well that was this, but it grew on me. 🙂

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  4. Brenda, “grab on and align your spirit” has the feel of a mantra to me – and I like where that stanza goes – “the contrast / between want and do”.

    Richard

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    • I like it, too, Margo. I wonder if it rose from Dickinson’s piece….hope is a thing with feathers… feathery hearts, they exist…hearts flutter — it’s a fun image

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  5. “Connecting the dots that spill across life’s vibrant print,” is wonderful, Brenda. This was a great selection of words. I loved cobalt. And I’m loving The Whirl more than ever!

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  6. Good wordling, Brenda. I like the idea of connecting the dots that appear across life’s vibrant print. And yes, a dance with chance — we all do it, with differing results. The luck of the draw!

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    • Thank you, Mary…yes, the luck of the draw. I’m hoping for a great end to my school year. It feels like the luck of the draw. All we can do is hope and dance.

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