If

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If I could write a beautiful story – it would begin with your name.

If I could paint a magnificent masterpiece – it would reveal your beauty.

If I were able to climb the highest mountain – I would envision your joy as I reached the summit.

If I were able to move throughout all the known universe – it would not compare with the wonder of being in your presence and just talking with you.

If I could erase all the negative events of our past – I would remember each day as a beautiful sunrise.

If we could communicate freely – our corner of the world would become a museum of exploration.

If we could start again – I would use all my power to make sure that each day was a beautiful, new page in a novel of fantastic imagination.

If…

Kim Cline 2019

The idea of spallation of the heart

 

I was reading through a physics book one night and came across the word “spallation.”   Ha! I am married to a rocket scientist (truly) and he never mentioned this process to me. I began to read more on this subject and the result of that reading is the poem below.  Survive is very personal to me and for me. In so many ways, words have been used against me to discredit things that I have, or have not done, and frankly… Well, negative people will almost always be negative even if they are smiling when they say it. I choose light! It is the best way to walk without falling. KC.

 

Spallation is a process in which fragments of material (spall) are ejected from a body due to impact or stress (Wikipedia).

Google defines Spallation

spall·a·tion
spôˈlāSHən/
noun
noun: spallation
  1. 1.
    Physics
    the breakup of a bombarded nucleus into several parts.
  2. 2.
    Geology
    separation of fragments from the surface of a rock, especially by interaction with a compression wave.

Survive ~2018

Talking of things you know not of
Using the expression “On the tip of the tongue”
Reality is captured
Like a caged, wild animal is contained but not tamed
Words used to express one’s superiority over another
Become the augmentation of air—whereas
Words hit their mark resulting
In spallation of the heart gain a critical advantage
Increasing power over the wild creature contained
But when the wild is loosed from its box
The power paradigm shifts
Overtakes and strips bare the contrived
Without a sword
Without a whim
Sheer will to express the deeply ingrained intuition
Survive