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Below is the poem entitled Drawing which was written by poet Lorraine Ferns. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Lines so smooth, so straight
charcoaled so dark,
waiting for more
for a guiding hand
to sense the way
across the emptiness

the amateur chalk,
wilfully trying to
upon the page;
darkness, lightness,
an individual
movement, to express
the picture at hand

lines, are created like
divisions pushing on,
wanting desperately
to just get it right;
erase that shade
straighten that point,
to conquer, to quell
a restless spirit

an inner spirit
that needs to deviate,
to deepen the gap
between conscious
and unconscious, and
the insatiable need
just to focus on the task
at hand

and not on a distracting
need to please!

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  1. Date: 5/24/2012 11:27:00 AM
    Impress me Lorraine...very well written, thank you. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 11:33:00 AM
    Lorraine good picture..David