“…the secrets of being sharp…”
Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
I’m a writer, and I keep re-learning the delight of saying “I wish I’d said that.”
Rosemerry posts her work on A Hundred Falling Veils every day, and she regularly takes a deft turn into the inner poem.
This one is an archetype:
Picking up broken glass
with bare hands,
of course I was cut,
but something in me
was curious to learn
the secrets of being sharp.
Something in me
wanted another reason
to be tender
with everyone I meet.
Posted December 7, 2015, read it here
This is a masterful, imperative alignment of the commonplace and humanism, she touches and teaches yearning for something better than what we have too much of now.
I was thrilled again as I read it again.
Btw, here is Rosemerry's website, she’s a busy lady.
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