Make Your Communication Real - And Not Just For You

Communication is one of the great aspects of life. Sharing, contibuting, listening, giving, understanding. How great it is to be able to connect with other people.

If our contact just imparts with no understanding then what has been achieved? We have the necessity to know that what we have said is received and understood, for otherwise what is it but mere talking or writing?

We need to listen as well as share and impart to make the most of any intercourse.

Nowadays there are so many ways to communicate - but one-on-one and face to face has its magic and all on its own.

Talking makes contact. Helps us to share a bit of ourselves with another. Some of our experience, and learn from theirs. Is that not a magical time to have?

Conversation, correspondence, getting in contact - they all demand focus and concentration. Commitment and effort on our part to be real and meaningful - and successful.

Do not just announce or report but reveal. Do not just declare or proclaim but transmit. Do not just pass on or disclose but convey - something of you and the reality in which we all live.

To communicate well is an art. Is a gift. But one we all have, we just need practice.

Talking, writing, sharing can be and should be a part of our everyday life. But they bring their own type of tension and pressures and other emotions to cope with. Is our message received and understood? Did we really take in what they said - were we that attentive? These types or thoughts or experiences add anxiety and further burdens to otherwise pressurized lives. We need to quickly put 'our' communications in rightful and productive place in our lives. To put things into perspective for ourselves we will question and ponder, think and reassess - what we do, who we are, how we communicate, our tensions and anxieties, ourselves. At times like these words can be very powerful - healing, soothing, comforting, relaxing . . .

The power of words . . .

As we read we can let the words gently flow over us. We can let the words quietly be spoken to us in there own sweet way. We can let ourselves open to the thoughts and their meanings, the ideas and their origin, the phrases and the understandings that they have ready for us. Ready for us to assimilate and take on board. If we let them filter through and allow the words their power to move and rejuvenate. If we let ourselves be uplifted and filled with their sometimes hidden insights. Let them gently and slowly impact on our lives as we read - and in the future when we recall their meaning for us.

I hope this page will do this and more. I hope this example will help to express life in an insightful, penetrating but easy to read manner. And help us to question the lives we lead and the manner in which we live them.


To be able to communicate is a gift
without it we'd be alone and drift
without expressing what we feel
nor show others much of our appeal

For one thing we need the contact
the feel, the belonging, much to attract
us to others as life we both share
without connection we would life impair

And not have the relations we like
with friends, family, colleagues, none alike
conversation helps in so many ways
not just gossip, our life it can raise

By linking to others as we do
we can make many a breakthrough
and show others that we really care
and with them share life and our welfare

We can spread humor and the serious stuff
be productive but say when's enough
for we also need our quality time - this repays
when alone we feel life and can explore the byways


What is it like to communicate
extol, comfort, reassure, and await
the passage of feeling as well as info
do it well and remain mellow

For why get into anything
a word here helps with imparting
a bit of us to the person we speak
you have something to offer - you are unique


A message is so fresh and true
a life of its own, a real debut
in the airways around and about
be calm, aware, on the lookout

For ways to improve your performance
life is ever moving and rarely constant
but that is fine and we can adapt
we have news to talk about and impart

To a willing listener or at least we hope
lest they not focus and do not cope
well with taking much from our discourse
our disclosure is from the heart not morse

Code that needs its own interpretation
use simple language for your transmission
but don't talk down, share a little bit of you
and watch their eyes light up, understanding to the rescue


We like to say hello
quietly not bellow
our friendship bestow
our heart not ego
to develop and grow
relaxed and mellow
onward no plateau
colored like a rainbow
real not so-so
with good tempo
productive and thorough
upfront not tiptoe
together or solo
quick or slow
no secret hey presto
today and tomorrow
to life, just say bravo

All best,
Martin


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