I Don’t Know What to Say

Well, I didn’t. At least not until now. 

I have sat for hours writing what could potentially be blog posts for you to devour. I have written very little. I find it hard to write anything other than poetry. Yes, putting words together in the form of poetry is easy. Saying something with and making someone have an emotional connection to those words, not at all as easy as some might think. But, we can talk about poetry later, I’m in the middle of a rant. 

Here’s something else I don’t agree with: Academia should have little to no bearing on how one writes. You know what makes a good poem? A message. Something insightful or meaningful that needs to be said because someone, somewhere, needs to hear it. I don’t care that Joe the critic didn’t like Prevaricate, I’ve already heard from Jane how it really spoke to her.

Back to my original thought, which was all about how hard it is to write a blog post. Hours, I’ve put into this. My problem is I know what I want to say and how I want to say it, but I also know I don’t want my message to come across too harsh, so to speak. In other words, I restrain myself and look for softer ways to say what’s on my mind. I try to speak in positive terms and speak words that feel like love. I believe that’s how we elevate our minds. Still though, I know it will all get easier in time. 

Moments like this remind me though that Rome wasn’t built in a day. Cliche, yes, I know. But, still a good reminder that the greatest things don’t come easily or quickly. That leads me to realize that in time my voice will arise to where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. In the meantime, I’ll continue to entertain and amuse you with rants that subtly tell you to be patient. In whatever you are doing, whatever path you are on is long and winding and there are no shortcuts. But, be patient and in time you will be pleasantly surprised with the scenery along the path and no longer focused on the destination, because you know that you will get there in time. 

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