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A Few Words To Think About
Thinking About Words, I am
There are times when a word will get stuck in my head and I can not shake it. It is the same as when a song keeps running through your head. Over and over it turns. It can be enough to drive me crazy if I let it. No I don't. I have learned to enjoy the oddity.
These words make me think about stuff. DEEP STUFF. There are times when the words pound in my head so hard that I am driven to creativity using visual art as an outlet. I have not been able to do any serious artwork since the loss of my studio but the words do not realize I am without.
Lately I have been going through a lot with this word thing. Since I am not able to share any artwork, I thought it would be interesting to share my word obsessions. Maybe there are others who also have this curious mental behavior. I would sure like to hear from anyone out there who does. Leave a comment below if you also have a word thing going on in your head.
The One That Haunts Me The Most
The meaning is someone who is uneducated about a specific thing or maybe about everything. I use to think so, anyway. I looked it up in the dictionary and found a more complete explanation. I pretty much covered what the dictionary states with my version.
One day I started thinking real hard about this word. I got to thinking how so many people are ignorant. Not that they are not educated but because they choose to IGNOR to justify their action or lack there of. I was thinking about a specific supervisor at the time. She was giving me some sort of rhetoric about an unpleasant work situation and I could not stand to listen to her B.S., no, not another word.
That is when I decide that this word was really a double edged sword and called the supervisor IGNORANT. She was shocked with her fancy job title and all her education. I did not hold back from there as I figured I was in waist deep already. I explained that I felt the worst kind of IGNORANCE was self imposed and that was exactly where she was coming from. I fell in love with the word ignorant that very day. It goes through my mind from time to time. A wonderful bit of the English language.
The Eyes Of The Beholder
This word is a curious one. I hear people say things like, "Oh isn't she beautiful?"
The word seems so shallow to me. It is used too often and has lost the flare it was given. Like the commercialization of Christmas or something. I always start searching for flaws when I hear someone make this statement. I especially do that when I see lots of make up and fancy clothes. I start thinking about what that person would look like if she were butt naked, standing out in the open for all the world to view. No fancy clothes to adorn her. Would she still be beautiful? Maybe, but maybe not.
And what if we could not see? What if we were blind? Would that person truly be beautiful from the inside out? Just something to think about. Beauty is a word I often ponder.
The Walking Contradiction
I will behave in class, I will behave in class....
100 times writing this phrase on the blackboard after school and etching the impression deeper and deeper in the youngsters brain.
To BE or Not To BE, Yeah, Yeah.
The two words together do not add up to what I think this teacher was trying to teach me. A total contradiction in the English language . How did that happen, I wonder? Sorta puts me in the mind of the state of our economy. HA!The way I was seeing it I was acting in my way, having my way, being my way....
What the heck does all this repetition have to do with any of it? Was I misunderstanding something? There, as I stood at the blackboard, wearing out numerous pieces of chalk.... to this day I am trying to figure out how they got this combination to explain something I see from a very different point of view. The English language is a strange one. It is beautiful though!