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World of Magic

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World of Magic

Banished into the hall for the art of magic
Cracked and crackled he practices with despair
As loneliness consumed and his life purged in doubt
This magician whose life was cut to pieces
Feeling crushed and defeated, practices his art.
This banished magician soul once thrived
In the realm of worldly magic
Now, banished and tarnished to the core
 the loneliness ever consumed his distraught mind
His thoughts became agonized by pain and sorrow
His determination to succeed consumed his soul
The blistered broken heart that once was scattered
Now became the breath smoldered with hate
Imprisonment  brought determination and strength
His magical spells became stronger
His hands and rod became a lethal weapon
He flung balls of fire wanting to burn the souls,
that sent him to this eternal dungeon
His magic became powerful making him feel invincible
No one would dare challenge his power
He felt  he was invincible to the world
But, he was banished for a reason and that
reason would have to come to the surface.
As he met with the magical magicians he learned
that he had to learn to channel the magic
channel the power within himself for the power of good
and evil rested in his very own hands.
A lesson that needed to be learned if he was to 
survive in the magical world..


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  1. Date: 7/15/2011 7:50:00 PM

    WoW! I feel like I walked in right in the middle of the story. This would make a really great book. A fine write had me waiting for what happens next. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 4:34:00 AM

    thankxx so much Phyllis for your kind words and sweet critique of my contest entry poetry..always a joy to hear from u my friend.. hoping all is well and u are enjoying Summer ..oh I sure am..luv..

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 9:42:00 AM

    mama, this is surely a bizarre, well exposed.

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 10:57:00 AM

    Hi Phyl :) This sure is a very gripping write for the challenge! You set the mood here really well too :) enjoyed this one and oh shucks, I read your comments in my angel write, sorry if it made you shed some tears... but thank you so much for reading it-- I am happy it moved you that way... :) hugs :D

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 5:49:00 AM

    Inspiration has filled the pages of poetry over this weekend here at PoetrySoup. I am happy to have been able to read your poetry here today Phyllis. Have a wonderful Sunday I will be back soon to read more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/18/2011 9:07:00 PM

    simply fantastic Phyl.. a wonderful insight into the world of magic .. good luck in the contest.. this is sure to top the charts my friend..luv..

  1. Date: 6/18/2011 5:47:00 PM

    Hey, lady, you have the beginning of a novel here! It is very Harry potterish sounding to me! I really admire you for taking on this particular challenge. It looked very difficult to me. thanks so much for commenting to my poetry today. I will try to find another one of your oldies to comment to, but sometimes I go back there and I swear I have seen them all. HOpe you don't keep too dang busy away from Soup! Luv, Andrea