Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles and for cultivating a playful approach to the writing work that can sometimes be taken oh-so-seriously.
they talk about ‘natural order’
as if they were actually
in the beginning
naked and fearless and
they preach their ‘objective’
idea of beautiful, how your
don’t measure up if you don’t match the vision;
called ‘chaos’ if you
no longer care what they think.
they’ll scream into the mic about ‘truth’
as if they’d ever
that they might not have found it, that
maybe there’s more layered through the lines
than their wise eyes
Somewhere along the path, ‘order’
became code for
certainty and a unbroken promise
that you’d never have to
doubt, so fear could
masquerade as faith.
You can find the link up for today’s prompt here.
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