6.16.2019

Ponytales


My hair holds stories
tied back loosely
against the chaos
of letting it down
each strand
carrying its own lie
just barely contained

12 comments:

  1. I. Love. It. Both as a writer/poet and someone who was raised to be ever mindful of any unruliness in her hair (so pretty much every second I was awake).

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  2. Let your hair down and all those stories will come out. But do we dare?

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  3. I love the imaginative opening line.. it makes me think of tales/tails.

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  4. This is lovely!❤️ I like the idea of stories hidden behind strand of hair!

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  5. Each strand holding a story....enough material for several lifetimes of writing. Smiles.

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  6. This is such a new and unique way to look at it... I guess that there are days to let your hair down though

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  7. Oh, my fine hair never wants to join long enough to tell one story. I wish I had written this.

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  8. Oh My Days!!!!! I wish I'd written this. Fantastic!

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  9. Oh, yeah-I enjoyed your tangled nest!
    I love the idea of hair holding stories~
    I felt that way getting my daughter's long hair cut off
    all the years of magic memories lingering in her ropes of gold.
    I love the mysterious, dark edginess of your poem~

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  10. ...but when its all down at once...what then? I'm guessing the true game is on.

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  11. We DO put such energy and emotion into the hair on our head! Nicely written!

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  12. So much said in so few words. Majestic!

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