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Sonnet For Statues

Of clay and water, I am made; day in, day out, here I stay. My soul, it yearns, to live and learn; as humans have, for all times turn. As passersby, all stare at me; I ever long to be set free. Trapped here in a stony chest; I suppose, it’s for the best. No elation, I will feel; no joy of dance, jig or reel. I stand alone, for all to see; a human, I will never be. Simply put, I stand alone; just another treasure, some museum owns.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 1/20/2015 4:34:00 PM
Another 7 and you do sonnets so extremely well! This one is a jewel I am adding to my fav list. Thanks.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/20/2015 4:50:00 PM
Coming from such a talented sonnet writer, as you; I am thrilled and flattered by your kinds words. Thanks so much.
Date: 1/20/2015 4:00:00 PM
I really like you theme here ML with this sonnet. If only the clay and stone images in a museum could speak to us. They might have some interesting things to say since they have to deal with "people" gazing at them day-in and day-out. And at the end of the day -- "they stand alone." Most Excellent!! A "7"!! Best Always, Gary
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/20/2015 4:04:00 PM
Thanks so much, Gary, for your kind comments; I appreciate your visit.
Date: 1/20/2015 3:10:00 PM
Beautiful vision enthralls. Verlena
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/20/2015 3:33:00 PM
Wow, thanks so much.
Date: 1/20/2015 2:20:00 PM
I prefer statues in museums than private collections, but hey! that's my humble view. Another little gem MLK, James :)
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/20/2015 3:34:00 PM
Many thanks, James.