The Empty Page

Rennett StoweThe empty page stares back at me

I tighten my hold on the words
that threaten to escape

For a trickle let out
Would burst the flood gate

The flames uncontrolled
Licking any which way
Causing dimay to kith and kin

A risk I can not take

Stuffing them down
I pick up my pencil
And write what is not as good as it could be
If only the stories could be free


About Nancy Beach

My favorite place in the world is anywhere quiet with a book and sunshine. Learning is a never-ending pursuit of mine and as a natural extension of that is my love for teaching. Nothing delights me more than to see the gleam in someone's eye as they understand something that they just minutes before didn't understand. I am delighted and blessed that I have the privilege of homeschooling my two children. I also enjoy leading Bible Studies and am always seeking ways to encourage others and share Christ's love with them. My life is changed forever because of Him and I just want everyone else to have the same joy, peace and happiness I've found. To God be the glory!
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2 Responses to The Empty Page

  1. I love the sentiment in this and agree wholeheartedly. I struggle with every single post or writing– to be honest. It always feels too vulnerable. I love the image of our words kindling a fire that destroys everything. Fires are good though. They revive the forest, as I’m sure you know! 🙂

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