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On Canvas

                      plain white
                      the canvas lies
                      calls for spectrum of imagination
                      and the act of creation
                      the touch of a hand
                      while alone it waits
                      on the easel

                      until gentle strokes of a brush

                      create the painting, now framed
                      drawing a crowd of aficionados
                      to be seen, not touched
                      the artist’s creation
                      stirs others’ imagination
                      the canvas now true

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  1. Date: 6/14/2011 2:18:00 PM
    Another wonderful piece ,,very nice Mike...gautami

    Bayles Avatar Mike Bayles
    Date: 6/17/2011 3:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you. There were a couple of nights when I sat with this friend when she worked on a painting.