16 October 2017

Liminal

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  1. "I walked with you ....
    and weighed the burden of your life"

    That's what we all want.

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    1. Since I posted this I have made a couple of small changes.

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    2. it's even better

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  2. I love this. It's beautiful Neil. ❤

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    1. Thank you for giving me the word - "liminal".

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    1. Thank you for reading it Anna.

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    1. Sorry to say I didn't have a camera on my back as I made this poem.

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  5. The people on the beach photo. Lugworms? I never thought I'd read a poem about lugworms!

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    1. Lugworms occupy the liminal. I didn't mean to imply the people in the picture were lugworms. By the way, lugworms are amazing creatures that have found their niche. I like their name upon my tongue.

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  6. Wonderful. Just wonderful.

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    1. Thank you Andrea and of course thanks again to Jennifer for sowing a creative seed with her suggested title - "Liminal". Sometimes all you need is a spark.

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  7. Beautiful poem, Mr. Pudding. But, I cannot fully understand it as I do not consider my life or anything in my life or anyone in my life a "burden". Perhaps the meaning in the King's English is different than the slang that Americans use. That must be it. Well done, old boy!

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    1. I don't fully understand it myself Donna. The words just came out of me. I guess it was just that in that limboland one might feel freed from everyday concerns.

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  8. I'm reminded of the many mornings we would go in search of worms along the beach on Fraser Island...just as the ocean's edge.

    You drew a word picture with ease, Yorkie....well done. :)

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    1. It's pleasing that this poem brought a memory to mind - between sea and land digging for worms.

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    2. "at the ocean's edge" I meant to type...as the water ebbed.

      We used go in search of the worms at the water's edge as well as pipis/eugaries ("wongs" - they were/are referred to as on Fraser Island).

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    3. But in those days did you know white from wong?

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    4. Still don't...

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  9. You bring something to life that very few people think about or even know about. Now being a prairie boy and a long way from the sea liminal was a new one to me.

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    1. The term "liminal" concerns a between position. That doesn't have to involve the sea.

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