Green in 44 words

Green. It makes me think of grin and grind.

And grime. Color me green and I

look like a corpse.  But listen up!

Green foliage exudes a healing,

taken not by spoon; it bathes the eye.

Without psychosynthesis we would — will–





For Dverse 5-16-16


About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 83 now.
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28 Responses to Green in 44 words

  1. Oh.. the beauty
    of the green..
    a pLace
    that not
    aLL go.. oh..
    the emptiness
    oF heLL oN earth..:)


  2. Green can be both life and death, and everything between… maybe just like humanity itself… I corrected this link at Mr Linky, but I cannot find your other poem….did you write another too?


  3. lillian says:

    Ah the necessity of green! Great take on the prompt.


  4. Bryan Ens says:

    Like that word psychosynthesis


  5. Grace says:

    Color me green too!


  6. whimsygizmo says:

    I love the rhythm of this, the way you’ve played with words. Wonderful.


  7. That is right. We will expire!


  8. I love the wordplay here 🙂


  9. Mish says:

    I like your wandering thoughts of green….how you went from grin to grind to grime.


  10. Hmmm. Psychosynthesis? Great play on photosynthesis.


  11. Rosemary Nissen-Wade says:

    You hit the nail on the head!


  12. If psychosynthesis isn’t a word, it ought to be. Green from grim to glorious.


  13. Good poem, Nan, and very true. 🙂 — Suzanne


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