#FWF Free Write Friday: Baggage Claim …

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Another submission to Kellie Elmore’s Free Write Friday. This week the subject is “Baggage Claim.”

I’m enjoying this opportunity to do some free thinking based on a prompt. Sometimes I find it difficult to express myself — like there’s still some kind of  blockage in the frequency between the expression of my heart and my mind, the critic.

Still, with every word I write I know the air waves are clearing. I can hardly wait to write in Dolby! 🙂

Herewith my take on Baggage Claim.

Enjoy!

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Around and around the carousel of my life you

Spun my head in a million different

Ways I could not fathom until I finally

Took courage and claimed you.

What then?

But to open you, of course, and watch

With, tortured amusement, your

Contents spill over in an untidy

Mind-boggling mess.

Where would I start?

How to sort through the dirty

Raiment of my past without

Feeling overwhelmed by the

Volume of it all?

Did this really happen to me?

Did that really colour every decision,

Every relationship?

Soiled and rendered useless I

Toss you to the laundry pile and,

As time passes, cleanse you from

My soul. For, I shall not carry your

Burden any longer.

Be gone.

I shall not seek you

In Lost Luggage.

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Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy 🙂

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Copyright Aimwell CreativeWorks 2013

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21 thoughts on “#FWF Free Write Friday: Baggage Claim …

  1. Realizing what is holding you back, understanding it and moving on is so freeing. I really like this. Thank you. 🙂

  2. Great writing Dorthy! Sometime we have to look squarely at the baggage and then deliberately turn and walk away rather than simply ignoring it. Loved the lines – Be gone, I shall not seek you, In lost luggage! Nicely said!

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