Words for me are more than a vehicle of communication. Words make you an explorer of emotion, a trawler of knowledge, a joker, a sage, a complete work.
Words have power beyond marks on a page.
“That look spoke volumes.”
“A picture speaks a thousand words.”
But words are things, and a small drop of ink,
Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.”– George Gordon, Lord Byron
Over the decades I have written verse when it was impossible to express my emotions. For me it is a completely therapeutic mode.
I enjoy creative writing, and non-fiction. I have kept journals over the years, and tried my hand at short stories.
Playing with language can be a great pastime; exploring sounds and meanings, and teasing out what’s behind the commonplace.
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