A Chance In-Sight

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”

― Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

Those in-between 
moments of time slipping, 
sliding in-out of shadowy light 
gone forever from fragile sight
fading in-to foggy haze
an in-finite gliding away
reality in-flux with fantasy
vivid fluidity in-memory
ticking, ticking off seconds
minutes and hours in-flight
Life in-turn soaring away, 
in-fused with simple delights
an in-depth clarity of mind 
with a chance in-sight to slip away 
from this earthly plane and write.

©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg

Author’s Note: I decided to play around with ‘in’. I like where this took me. I hope you all have a wonderful New Year!

The Sunday Muse #141

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 24 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and purchase anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

20 Comments on “A Chance In-Sight

  1. I love where the image took you too Linda! Insightful and stunning! Happy New Year to you as well my friend! Thank you for being a part of the Muse community! ,🌹

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  2. A fascinating study of the little word “in”. I once performed a speech in Toastmasters Club that centered around the little word “up”. This reminded me of that exploration! Well penned, my friend.

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  3. Happy New Year, Linda !!!
    Count me “in”. This was an enjoyable read, I find “in-between time” on the edge of the bed after being all ready for sleep. I compose entire poems or a good start often sitting there wit4h my smart phone.

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