Starving-Sarah Doughty/Heartstring Eulogies

Heartstring Eulogies

I want you
to remember
one very
important
thing:
our souls
are starving.

© Sarah Doughty

As we reflect upon World Poetry Day, I want you to remember one very important thing: our souls are starving. We crave that next brush of lips, that taste of life. We crave love and understanding. As writers, musicians, and artists, we’re starving, too.

We feel so much, experience an overwhelming range of ugliness and beauty, horror and joy, all rolled into one picture. And we share it. By expressing ourselves and releasing our lifeblood into the world, we’re filling our lives with riches. It’s not material possessions or money that counts.

It’s that human connection. From our souls to yours, and back again, we connect on a metaphysical level. You fill us with gratitude, honor, and humbled adoration with every word you read, note you hear, or stroke of paint your eyes follow…

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Author: Sudden Denouement

A Literary Collective

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