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Blind I Walk With Only Sound

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I used 5 tanka's to help capture how poetry can be all based in what you hear, feel, or swing to, with the voices of others adding in, but when first working a poem I often feel blind to how it will be received.


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Blind I Walk With Only Sound

Blind, I walk tap tap
to find my way, rap echo.
Sing song carry me
home to you, bring it home tap
straight to my heart so I hear.

When I see the beat 
boomerang back rap to me
I know your sound space
I know the song of your sense
I hear the cry of your dream

The echoes build loud
Add fluid to the white space
Thoughts of listeners
Adding additional beat
Making new heart, soul, song, sound 

One by one you come
One by one you come online
Choir adding rhythm rip
choir adding some  filigree
add understanding to world

What the rap you make
What the taps you spell out loud
Becomes an image
Shared by all who listen, sing
Wonderful sound, our heartbeat.

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  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Tap tap is catchy haha. I like this.

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 12:29:00 PM
    I Love this Sheri, so thought provoking. so wisely written, so unique. such talent, Bravo! ((Hugs))) Thanks for stopping by and leaving thoughtful comments.

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 12:09:00 PM
    A poem of sounds ... not pictures, which is common. Very cool, Sheri

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 7:13:00 AM
    Such a fresh write, new thoughts, new images, great work. Thanks so much for your input on my writes. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 12:18:00 PM
    Sheri... well done I like this...David

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 10:36:00 AM
    beautiful poem, well written. In such a windy and snowy day, reading this piece just completes my relaxation. What a poem!

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 12:40:00 AM
    very nice. I think I saw some contest posted about rap. I bet this is for that one??

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 7:39:00 PM
    wonderful write Sheri...thanks for stopping by