Five Minute Friday: Treasure

On Fridays 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.

the seekers and the wanderers
these are the ones who carry a name
a mystery
a wild untamed way with them

on mission
to uncover the buried
because isn’t resurrecting what’s underground
all we ever want to do?

dig long in the dark
spilling spade-fuls, lifting loam
separating earth from itself so as to turn this dying
into some hard, cold golden living

You can find today’s linkup for the prompt here.

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4 thoughts on “Five Minute Friday: Treasure”

  1. Oh, man, can you dig it?
    Christ made us the Kids of Light,
    and I almost had a fit,
    it’s just so outta sight,
    like something seen at Woodstock,
    or a Mel Brooks movie;
    this stuff really stopped my clock
    and got me feelin’ groovy,
    so I’ll put on my tie-dyes,
    and bell-bottoms too,
    granny shades upon my eyes…
    how do I look to you?
    Now I’m off to spend the day
    hangin’ out with Boss Big J.


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