Thursday, June 16, 2011

I Seem to Have Lost My Voice

and I don't like it.
This is bothering me on several levels.
1.What if I have simply run out of things to say? Having just had
that 1/2 century birthday, this is not a minor concern.

2. Except in rare circumstances, middle-aged and elderly women tend to be ignored-regardless of the reason for my silence, I hate playing into the stereotype.

3. I hate the very idea of even the possibility of being

4. I've always taken pleasure and pride in having readers of this
blog-and of the relationships developed from it. But without anything to say, what is the point of the blog?
I've no idea whether this is a spiritual phase, a psychological phase, a magical one, or "merely" age. But it is bothering the crap out of me.
Full Moon Note: If you sit quietly in the dark and really listen, you can hear the fireflies opening and shutting their wings as they light, and fly. It is nearly possible to hear the patterns of light.


Rufus Opus said...

You'll find it.

Jason Miller, said...

There are really two tactics to take here.

First is to sit and take advantage of the silence. When we start to feel like we have nothing to say it is sometimes time to look around and see the things that we have ignored by speaking so much. Look. Listen. Linger. The voice will come back on its own.

The Second tac is to write. Write about the cheese sandwich you had. Write about anything that comes to mind at all. Even just re-type other peoples work to stimulate the mind.

Texan Zombie Goddess said...

Every voice needs time to recoup and restore itself. Yours chose now to rest up. I, for one, look forward to the magic it has in store.


Morgan Drake Eckstein said...

I have stock-piled 50 blog ideas that I have not written yet. Would you like to borrow a couple?

Lavanah said...

Support, practical advice and offer of a loan! Thank you!

Deborah Castellano said...

You could spend a day in silence on purpose and write everything you observe and think about :) Then it's something you've chosen and something you can use.