Tag Archives: communication

Brittle

The air turns cold, brittle, and your words contract as my probing shrivels.  You misunderstand my questions, and I misunderstand your need. You ignore my need to talk while I ignore your need for silence; and so we sit pretending, … Continue reading

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Love Me with Your Words

Love me with your words. You feel it in your heart and know it in your head, but across miles, I can’t feel it. I can’t feel it in pithy quotes and Youtube samples, FB funnies and brain-teasing games. I … Continue reading

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Communication is a Contact Sport

You think you know me. You know my name; you know my face, so you think you understand me, and you say, “I hear what you’re saying.” I say I’m cold; you think I need a sweatshirt, but I feel … Continue reading

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Some Tweaking Required

            Growing up in a large family—a family full of Irish Canadian storytellers—the biggest impediment to effective communication was getting the floor.  With so much competition, air-time was precious; but we all seemed to have our fair share, and real … Continue reading

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