There is something about words.
In expert hands, manipulated deftly,
they take you prisoner.
Wind themselves around your limbs
like spider silk, and when
you are so enthralled you cannot move,
they pierce your skin, enter your blood,
numb your thoughts.
Inside you they work their magic.”

Diane Setterfield

Writing Inspiration #3

We burden our conscience with the opinion of others, and let ourselves be impacted by what they say, don’t we? Yes, we do. Is there an escape? I know not. But I know this, Not everyone might appreciate what you do. But you know what the good part is – not everyone matters. Now that…

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