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Toys In My Hand

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Toys In My Hand


                                    Words I play with like toys on the floor…
                               I wind them up as they scamper out the door…

                                    Others like clay I can mold in my hand… 
                               While a few scatter as so many grains of sand…

                                 Words become blocks I can build to the sky…
                                       Each has a feeling even if a bit shy…

                                  Still my pages from my mind will all be read…
                              Through sounds or through visions it will be said…

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  1. Date: 4/12/2013 11:19:00 AM

    This is great. Embracing the adult on the outside, the inner child within. Excellent to read you again!

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 8:21:00 PM

    I love this kind of metaphor, Michael. This one was a really fun one for me to read.

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 6:35:00 PM

    Hi Michael, I'm showing off your poems to my daughter... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 9:26:00 AM

    Absolutely wonderful poem you have penned, my dear poet friend. I really love this, well done. :)

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 8:23:00 PM

    through sounds or through visions i t will be said.. Indeed, Michael :) this is beautiful imagery, you've been playing with your creativity and being busy, just like kids with their toys :)

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:17:00 PM

    An innovative way of describing words and so inspiring...... that sounds and visions can become words is a great description of their power.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:05:00 PM

    lovely post..i love the way you described words as blocks ..almost a tower reaching the sky..The sky is your limit and sky is infinite..

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 3:14:00 PM

    This would have been an excellent entry in your own contest. Thanks for hosting an intresting contest. I am honored you chose my poem. Thanks

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 2:57:00 PM

    This is a masterpiece my friend, you have really written a grand write here! I truly loved reading this powerful poem this afternoon! What a piece that is written with so much character! Great Work!!