Quotes From "A Familiar Rain" By John Geddes

...some nights I'd sneak out and listen to the radio...
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...some nights I'd sneak out and listen to the radio in my Dad's old Chevy - children need solitude - they don't teach that in school... John Geddes
...the wet brush of snowflakes was like your kisses everywhere...
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...the wet brush of snowflakes was like your kisses everywhere ... John Geddes
...no good writing flows from a polluted well - you...
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...no good writing flows from a polluted well - you can write about monsters, but you can't be one... John Geddes
...I don't just wish you rain, Beloved - I wish...
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...I don't just wish you rain, Beloved - I wish you the beauty of storms... John Geddes
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...true love is an irrevocable act - you can only give your heart away once - after that, you give as much as you have left ... John Geddes
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...wherever there is society, there is authority and the temptation to disobedience because our individual wills refuse to submit... John Geddes
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...you think so logically...like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically...like a kite without a tail plummeting to earth... John Geddes
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...you fantasize about me reading my poems to you - it doesn't work that way - I write down everything later - living is not an after-thought... John Geddes
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...if you always move in certainty, your writing will be flat - creativity is a rugged terrain... John Geddes
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...is worship too strong a word? yes, I worship you - to worship is to give worth to something — isn’t that what love is all about?... John Geddes
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...art is weaker than life - in the end I have a bag of letters to scrabble into order - rune tiles to cast my fate... John Geddes
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...how are you sacred to me? your lines are golden threads - your patter, my patten - I explore the liturgy of your words... John Geddes
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...being with you was so easy and natural - there was no strain - I never had to guard my words... John Geddes
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...all this time I've been worshiping you - when other men wanted to kiss you, I've been offering the praise of my lips... John Geddes
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...you know I wanted a Madonna, not a whore - I made you sacred offering you my words... John Geddes
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...words are so strong and I am so timid - my soul ignores warnings and I end up covered with your paint ... John Geddes
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...I gave you painted air - tears I couldn't weep - truths I couldn't speak - all the words that caught in my throat... John Geddes
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...you can be angry and silent, but it's no use - there's no distance in the spirit - besides, my words touch you more softly than my hands... John Geddes
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...when you're hard and unyielding your words score me with lines - I hate lines - I want curves - curves are happy like a snowman ... John Geddes
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...I need you to be a listener - you need me to hang word on. We're friends because neither has discovered a limit where the other ends... John Geddes