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The Poet's Way

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The Poet's Way

When I put pen to paper To write in free verse or rhyme, What I create is according to mood The feelings I have at the time. When I'm in tune with my inner self I write from the level of soul. Outpourings are deeply spiritual For Divine Love writes the scroll. Sometimes I'm philosophical. Understanding wish to share, So I open my mind to wisdom's touch Let her take over from there. If I'm feeling playful Then a sense of humour I use, To create some joy and laughter Young and old alike to amuse. I might just want to share feelings, So with the gift of empathy I try to reach other's hearts and minds, So to set their feelings free. I also take from what I see in life Nature's beauty spread all around. And so portray with expressive words To capture every sight and sound. I am like the artist That paints on canvas for all to see. My pen is my brush, words my colours And feelings do the artwork for me.

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  1. Date: 10/2/2011 7:23:00 AM
    Reading this Now I know that I still have a lot to learn from you and others.. Wonderful work...Keep Smiling..

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 8:08:00 AM
    Enjoyed this write. Such a true line 'What I create is according to mood The feelings I have at the time'. Loved this piece of artwork! Best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 6:47:00 AM
    Yes, this is the poet's way. You have written well Sylvia.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 6:16:00 AM
    Hi Sylvia, You have truly captured a "poet's way". Well done. I really enjoyed your poem. Lee