Weaker than Water

"In the world, there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong, nothing can surpass it." –Lao Tzu

Written Yesterday for All Year Round: Prayer for Prisoners

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Prayer for Prisoners

at Christmas

Sirens are for those

who need saving.  Coyotes’

songs are starved and sad.


copyright December 24, 2012

Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt

Inspired by Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day quote


Word of the Day for Monday, December 24, 2012

glissade \gli-SAHD\, verb:

1. To perform a glissade, a sliding or gliding step.

1. A skillful glide over snow or ice in descending a mountain, as on skis or a toboggan.
2. Dance. A sliding or gliding step.

And then I hear it, a high tenuous glissade of sound that I might almost have mistaken for a siren if I didn’t know better, and I realize that this is what I’ve been waiting for all along: the coyote chorus.
— Tom Coraghessan Boyle, The Tortilla Curtain


Author: All Things Writing, LLC

Katherine Gotthardt is CEO of All Things Writing, LLC, a full-service content development and content marketing company. A published writer and seasoned educator, Katherine leads a team of professionals on a mission to make clients shine online and in print.

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