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A Poet Was Born

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A Poet Was Born


                                                    I once lived inside a box…
                                      It had just four walls and a hanging clock…

                                  I stood in the middle and reached for a sound…
                                       Until a glimmer of light splattered around…

                                         My mind and soul pushed with emotion…
                                       In time it tipped by a heart with motion…

                                       A scroll of paper from today till tomorrow…
                                 With an ink dipped pen filled with joy not sorrow…

                                      I scribbled words till my fingers were worn…
                                  While in the shadows of a box a Poet was born…




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  1. Date: 5/21/2013 4:18:00 PM

    And a very good one at that!

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 11:27:00 PM

    Awesome write Michael! I love how your words flow freely and reflect your perspective. It is a joy to be able to read your words. Very well done! ps, I'm already re-reading your book - it is simply beautiful.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 8:32:00 AM

    This is another fascinating couplet from one of my fav great poets! I extremely love it. Thank you so much for sharing my dear frined, Michael and thank you so much for my awesome win in your contest. I'm so honored and grateful. More blessings and power to you always! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 3:08:00 PM

    this is amazing Michael...just love this poem...

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 3:24:00 AM

    I love this one Michael, really a charming poem and deep as well and also has an implisit positive moral within, perfect :D - hug, yanny

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 11:42:00 AM

    I sure agree with you. A poet was born and a very good one. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 11:20:00 AM

    This is a tremendous and amazing write my friend! I truly loved each and every line of this fascinating poem this afternoon! What a delightful piece that you have written, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 10:18:00 AM

    It was great that the poet came out of the box ...... Glad that you share your thoughts and poems around the world, Michael. - (and with me) - Have a nice Sunday and a new week. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 8:26:00 AM

    Michael woohoo I just love this...well done my friend, very cool write..David