William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

Thought and Breath

What trouble, illness, pain, or difficulty isn’t worsened, magnified, intensified, by thought?

Your next image, word, sentence, paragraph — can you replace it with a thought-free breath?


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  1. Wonderful words, William!

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  2. Night
    Candle light
    Moths on the wing
    Fatal attraction


  3. Good advice. Write from the heart, not the mind.

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  4. “breath-writing” existed before written language. We call it song.

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  5. Ha! 😀

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  6. That makes me wonder, though. Did we actually sing before words, like birds or wolves?

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  7. That’s interesting. I always blamed folk songs for killing poetry. Why just read the words when you can hear them with music? Apparently the music came first.

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  8. Your killin’ me, Abbott! 😀😀😁

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  9. ‘You’re’ that is. Jeez, it sucks getting old!I

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