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The Keepsake

No sculpted stone or shade on deckle page,
no canvas daub or etch in verdigris,
no crystal flash or scrap of celluloid
can portray the simple candour of our age.

For an image made or captured in our time,
singular, or blended in the frame
can muster potency, but ne’er enough
to, this precious entity, confine.

Copyright © Maggie Munro

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  1. Date: 9/26/2013 10:55:00 PM
    This is a very poignant and deep write. Everyone needs a keepsake they can cherish. nice job

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 12:59:00 AM
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words but there is nothing like being there in the moment. Good poem

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 3:55:00 AM
    Enchanting, poetic language, Maggie... Terry

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Maggie, an interesting and well written poem. - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:08:00 AM
    Pure creative genius.... Please post more of your enjoyable poetry.... You will be a credit to PSoup.... Jake

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 7:37:00 AM
    Quite a profound poem. Well done!! Keep writing so you do note fade away. Jancarl

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 9:21:00 PM
    I agree with the sentiment, but we all need keepsakes, don't we.. This is beautifully put. -Red

    Munro Avatar Maggie Munro
    Date: 3/30/2013 9:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Red. Keepsakes come in many shapes... a good apple or a wicked whiskey will always remind me of you <3