In Knots

In Knots

Trying to untie
the macramé
of my thoughts
Knotted every 
which way
Tightly bound
and resistant
to my attempts
All I can do is hope
for a fray
The more
I struggle
the more it stings
Words no longer
A jumbled mind
looking for release
from this
cloud covering
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©


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  13 comments for “In Knots

  1. July 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    Loved this Christine especially the fray analogy. I’m doing a unit at uni Creative Writing: Structures and Forms and we covered a topic on poetry which was good to remind me why we need poetry in our lives.

  2. Shawna
    July 22, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    I love this piece.

    • Christine Bolton
      July 22, 2019 at 3:36 pm

      Thank you Shawna! 🙂

  3. July 22, 2019 at 12:21 pm

    This is so right and well written

    • Christine Bolton
      July 22, 2019 at 1:35 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂💕

      • July 22, 2019 at 4:08 pm

        You’re welcome 😊

  4. July 22, 2019 at 10:39 am

    just love the analogies you have created here, the part about the fray really fascinates me

    • Christine Bolton
      July 22, 2019 at 2:38 pm

      THank you Gina. We do feel like that sometimes don’t we? 🙂💕

      • July 22, 2019 at 8:44 pm

        yes we do and the thinness can really be so stretched, such a touching write Christine

      • Christine Bolton
        July 22, 2019 at 8:55 pm

        Thank you again my dear Gina 🙂💕

  5. July 22, 2019 at 10:19 am

    How true, Christine!💞

    • Christine Bolton
      July 22, 2019 at 2:36 pm

      Thank you Punam 🙂💕

      • July 22, 2019 at 3:02 pm

        You are welcome, dear!

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