Of obstinacy


This week’s entry for 3ww

None can eject what’s done
To change the fact is something
as absurd and idiotic
as taming the sun

But words, how they sting
To term its impact
one can not know
when and where to begin

With every lash of the toungue
it further renders otiose
Obstinacy is a quicksand
Further you fight, deeper you end.

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vivek
    Oct 06, 2011 @ 11:47:35

    As absurd as taming the sun is a wonderful way to put it.

    Reply

  2. Andy Sewina
    Oct 06, 2011 @ 15:17:46

    Well told! I had to look up the meaning of otiose!

    Nicely done!

    Reply

  3. Sheilagh Lee
    Oct 07, 2011 @ 01:48:02

    words can sting

    Reply

  4. Shauna
    Oct 07, 2011 @ 20:18:05

    So true! And you’ve written this truth in a charming
    and creative way.

    Reply

  5. gautami tripathy
    Oct 08, 2011 @ 07:19:00

    Words do sting..

    BTW, you misspelled tongue..

    jumpstart

    Reply

  6. The Gooseberry Garden
    Oct 17, 2011 @ 00:06:53

    words could become swords.
    lovely entry.

    love your blog,

    come join our poetry picnic week 9 today,
    first time participants can share 1 to 3 random poems.

    Old poems or poems unrelated to our theme are welcome.

    Hope to see you in.

    Best!
    xoxox

    Reply

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