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Soul Of A Fanciful Unicorn - Life Of A Commonplace Horse

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Soul Of A Fanciful Unicorn - Life Of A Commonplace Horse

My life is like that of a commonplace horse
that stays where they’ve put her all day;
she lives very much like the others, of course,
accepting her fate, eating hay!

At times she is plowing ( for work is her lot);
at other times, giving a ride
to those who reward her with a smile. . . or not!
But seemingly, she’s satisfied.

For like many others, who graze in the field,
She’s needed and loved; she gets by.
Though life is not bad, to routine she must yield,
but her mind - which can’t rest - wants to fly!

You see, I’ve a soul not that of this mare.
I look through the fence and I see
pastures much greener, and far away there
are places much sweeter for me. . . 

I see myself frolicking in quietude
where the world has a rainbow hue.
With fanciful musings my mind is imbued
and the roses I’m sniffing are blue!

I’m gentle, romantic, yet wild and carefree,
and my coat is a glistening white.
Liltingly, I move like poetry.
And my essence is pure delight.

Yes, over that fence, I so want to go -
where creative thought is born;
where lyrical words with euphony flow,
for I am a unicorn!

For Frank H's Self Portrait Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 4/25/2013 5:44:00 PM
    Wonderfully done Andrea! This poem shows that you are beautiful, creative and one of a kind! No need to go over the fence for your mind travels there freely! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:56:00 PM
    I'm adding this one my favorite list.... and you know why...LOL... congrats once again...xox...PD

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 5:08:00 AM
    Congratulations Andy sounds like we do have similar qualities,,,,'gentle romantic, wild and carefree lol xx

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Congrats on your grand win~A.O

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Oh Andrea....congrats...such a deserving top win...

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 3:21:00 PM
    congrats.a winner indeed.take care

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 1:07:00 PM
    well done Andrea this is great...Seren

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 6:27:00 AM
    Very interesting self-portrait poem...I really enjoyed it...I love horses and I love riding...only thing better?...Ride a unicorn! Congrats!

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 9:22:00 PM
    I love this magical poem. Congratulations on your win. SuZ

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 9:17:00 PM
    congrats on a great win Andrea

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 6:41:00 PM
    Andrea , :-) congratulations with your awesome "SELF PORTRAIT" poem. Take Care ~ PD

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 5:49:00 PM
    I believe you are indeed, Andrea.....a magical unicorn who flys in the magical kingdom of beautiful poetry!! I love this! Congratulations on this beautiful win!

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 6:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 1st place win in P.D.'s contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/26/2011 12:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first place win! This is a wonderful poem! I really enjoyed reading it!!!....Lori

  1. Date: 11/25/2011 5:59:00 PM
    Wow Andrea, I don't see how this poem could shine any brighter! Wonderful creative writing and I didn't need to read but a few lines to know it was you who you were writing about. A really fantastic poem and I am putting this one into fav's. Congratulations! Soup mail

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 6:03:00 PM
    The dreams of the commonplace, a place to slip away to in a quiet moment. I believe there's a bit of the unicorn in us all. Well written Andrea, Congratulations...Margaret

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 11:13:00 AM
    congrats on your first place win my friend have a great thanksgiving. cory

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 10:26:00 AM
    Easy to see why this took first place Andrea. Great poem. Much enjoyed. Congratulations

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 3:17:00 AM
    very very very good, awesome unicorn make you would.... great work here!....Don

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 11:37:00 PM
    lol~ Andrea, you had me over the fence with this, ;-) stopping by to wish you and everyone a happy THANKSGIVING! Also to congratulate you in my "any poem goes contest`" Have yourself a wonderful and lovely holiday. God Bless,.. p.d.

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 11/25/2011 6:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Kudos to you P.D. for choosing this outstanding poem in your First Place spot. You have excellent taste. Aloha