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The Color of Poetry

       As the ink touches my writing pad every letter seems to glow.
I feel I'm going mad watching sentences light so bright like a rainbow!
       Each word seems to hypnotize and my mind begins to travel.
I watch through brown eyes as the poem begins to unravel!

       Nouns and adjectives make up each dazzlingword.
The exclamation at the end of certain sentences compliment my verbs!
       Yellow, red, and blue hues reflect my mood.
Each paragraph shows a little bit more attitude!

       I wonder how so many colors can come together and still coexist?
The stanza's flutter light as a feather never tiring my wrist.
       My rainbow of letters in my sentence3s never cease to amaze me.
A canvas of art within my heart is the color of poetry!!!

Darkness fell across my writing pad, putting my stanza's in gloom.
I just knew I would go mad as I looked around the pitch dark room.
In the darkness I felt the push of my pen, and went with the flow.
A premonition again, and looked down to see each letter begin to glow!
Even the punctuation seemed to have a bluish hue, that illuminated my eyes.
I had a huge sense of deja-vu and the color of poetry I begin to recognize!

Each letter stood out all alone, and brighter they seem to grow.
Sentences like different colors of gemstones looked like a horizontal rainbow!
My pen begin to dance, having an aura of a brilliant white.
The stanza's begin to tell of a romance that would soon under the moon ignite!
I couldn't believe it had to do with me, and my head started to spin.
A love I wanted to achieve begin with the color of poetry all over again!!


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  1. Date: 2/23/2010 3:47:00 AM
    Great imagery here.Art and words make a great haiga combination.Thank you for your kind words today Jimmy.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 11:26:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us today Jimmy. Wishing you a wonderful week filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:44:00 AM
    Another beauty, written with elegance and your own style, JAM! You've outdone yourself in this one! Another fav.! "...Each verse show a little bit more attitude!...",, love the imagery! Great job! xoxoxo..Peanut butter

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 8:20:00 AM
    What an excellent poem Jimmy and so good to see u posting again.. this is an amazing write .. thankxxx for commenting so kindly on my poetry also... means so much to me .. all input is inspiration to all poets... am going to make this one a favorite for sure... blessings with luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 8:07:00 AM
    Beautiful as ever Jimmy......Allie