is a
prospect for progression
not always predictable but

Written in the form of Elfje – a Dutch form consisting of 11 words spread over 5 lines

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© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012


About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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10 Responses to Silence

  1. Geraldine says:

    Indeed it is…words of wisdom Becca.

    I love your name, don’t think I’ve ever mentioned that! 🙂

    DId you receive your cookbook? Hope you’re enjoying the recipes. I’ve been cooking up a storm here lately. LOVE to cook!!!

    Happy Weekend and hope to see you at OSI on Sunday, G


  2. Im afraid I have been silent for a while upon your own posts Becca.. But you are definitely not forgotten… Love and Light sent to you Becca.. ~Sue xx


  3. phylor says:

    What an interesting pattern to poetry — I’d never heard (or seen) this special Dutch form.
    Your poem is very beautiful and touching!


  4. Mary says:

    Yes, Becca, silence is necessary. Not always pleasnt…but something we all need! I greatly appreciated your comment on my blog! (It was not an easy write!)


  5. leahJlynn says:

    Five lines of a so well need truth at times


  6. siggiofmaine says:

    Excellent food for introspection.
    ♥Siggi in Downeast Maine


  7. Elfje — thanks for telling everyone about this. Never heard of it. Cooooooool.
    p.s. your poem is very coooooooooooooool too!


  8. “indispensable” is the best word for silence ever 🙂


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