Written for: dVerse Poets Pub - Meeting The Bar with Aphorisms
(posted by Bjorn)
"Today I wanted us to write aphorisms.
Even is you don’t know it, you probably use aphorisms in your everyday life, in your writing as well as with friends.
According to the definition, an aphorism is a statement that presents a moral or philosophical idea. It does that with a pithy statement that expresses something general idea of the world by for instance being a metaphor.
Take for example: “The grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)”
Make up your own aphorism or use an established one. Note where it came from."
Do not take other people's truths as your own.
then another. Now
you are conflicted.
One does not agree
with the other. Could
it be that both
are wrong? Listen
to your heart and gut.
Figure out your own truth.
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