This is such a beautiful lyic.

The Rose

Bette Midler

Some say love, it is a river
That drowns the tender reed
Some say love, it is a razor
That leaves your soul to bleed
Some say love, it is a hunger
An endless aching need
I say love, it is a flower
And you, its only seed

It’s the heart, afraid of breaking
That never learns to dance
It’s the dream, afraid of waking
That never takes the chance
It’s the one who won’t be taken
Who cannot seem to give
And the soul, afraid of dying

That never learns to live

When the night has been too lonely
And the road has been too long
And you think that love is only
For the lucky and the strong
Just remember in the winter
Far beneath the bitter snows
Lies the seed that with the sun’s love
In the spring becomes the rose

By Pejj Nunes

I live in Southern Maine. I am the owner of Anisette Studios. My website is Here you can view and purchase Shibui, sign up for my newsletters, blog, and read articles about Shibui Found Image Art. Patrons get great deals several times a year and special items at times. My site makes it easy to contact me. My primary art form is Shibui Found Image Art. Shibui begins with action art and stems from the imagination. It is like seeing something in the clouds or solving a puzzle. Its creative process has its own rules and requires what I call reverse engineering due to a lack of an understructure and purely out of the imagination. In addition to those who patron me, my target groups are those who use art therapy. I will soon be teaching live. Contact me if you would like to learn live. I use Zoom. I request that although my art, other images, and what I write is now published by me here on WordPress; I do ask you do not to use my artwork, poetry, or the information about Shibui Found Image Art without my permission. I am quite available to make such requests. I wish to share the following: The existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir wrote a book called The Ethics of Ambiguity. In it, she lays out a guiding ethic in response to the philosophy of existentialism. It might be somewhat familiar to you already. She writes, “To will oneself free is also to will others free. This will is not an abstract formula. It points out to each person concrete action to be achieved.” Best wishes to all! Have good times and keep safe! Pejj


    1. I enjoy looking at the lyrics. I like hearing them plainly regarding listening to music. I love the power in words, that they have multiple meanings, and a history of change. I love finding this blog so to read the works of other people. That is how we learn about writing and get ideas or something is trigger as you know I am sure. I have been pleasantly surprised at what I am finding. Way better the fit than other things I have found. I like the look of Wattpad too. I know little about it. But it looks like an opportunity to write a children’s book project will work. I am guessing we can have feedback. I am going to see what Maine Writers & Publishers has to offer as well. A community if you well. Best wishes! Pejj

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  1. So happy you have found my blog and hope that you will find it worthy of your precious time! You are so right about finding and being inspired by the works/words of others. I love it when a word, phrase or title turns into a seed of inspiration. Hope you are having a great weekend!!

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    1. Thank you! I am using and learning about wattpad. I will write poetry and the children’s book project on that. I looked it up and it seems to be good, people are publishing with Amazone it seems. Were you one of the individuals I saw who use it?


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