Sticks & Stones

You can only let someone throw so many stones at you before you pick them all up, put them together and build a wall to keep them from doing it again.

Sticks and Stones

Stones are just a metaphor,
as are barbs, knives, bullets
and other hurtful manifestations of perception.

Metaphors pass through a clear spirit.
No harm.
No armor or defences required.

Unless you allow your mind to manifest them.

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  1. mevina says:

    Statesmen can’t afford to cast their disagreements in stone… altho lesser politicians oftentimes do….

  2. mevina says:

    This resonates with me. In the context, tho, I’d quote the words, “barbs, knives, bullets”… 🙂

  3. Peter says:

    Hello Mevina. Thank you for posting. =)

    [smile] Attack ads are nothing but metaphorical projectiles hurled in desperation. Unfortunately, it seems no politician can resist that desperate urge these days.

    [grin] re: on quoting. Literally, perhaps you’re right. But I find the use of quotes in this way to be a bit of a bludgeon. 😉


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