Tag Archives: creation

Our Imagination

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“This world is

but a canvas

to our imagination.”

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~Henry David Thoreau

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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art

seen, heard

words, sounds, pictures

representations of the universe

creation

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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7

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simple melody

softly striking the hearts strings

pleasing to the ear

 

why do they call rap “music”

no melody, just a beat

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Poem:

look at me appreciating life
enjoying a melody played in tune
not demanding beyond my due
knowing I’ll have a good afternoon

the attitude wasn’t always that way
the drunk was fearful and forlorn
forever feeling he was the prey
the tortured soul subject to scorn

the path for years a downward spiral
relationships were a dime a dozen
toxic exercises that always went viral
those immoral desires achieved by cozen

I thought that God hated me
nothing ever ever went my way
a mess of a life was all I could see
a horrible price that I had to pay

a friend shined a light into my eyes
he saw that my brain was on backwards
a different attitude he did advise
he pointed in a direction going forwards

a fellowship of drunks showed me the path
I was introduced to my own Higher Power
a step to reconcile the terrible aftermath
I came down to earth from my ivory tower

come join us if you want
everyone has a least one ism
you’ll find a friend and a confidant
God’s light is a full spectrum prism

we share our tools as suggestions
there are no list of dos or don’ts
we even have answers for your questions
relief for that brain tied in knots

I’m no longer the drunk
still the alcoholic
many tools to keep me out of the funk
an easy way to enjoy the fun and frolic

today, one day at a time
doing the next right thing
enjoying the search for words that rhyme
a message of hope that I may bring

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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A Little Myth

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“The poem is

a little myth

of man’s capacity

of making life

meaningful.”

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~   Robert Penn Warren

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Elfje:      (Cinquain)

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love

all creation

know and unknown

body, mind and soul

life

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Senryu:      5-7-5 ( Haiku with people and their emotions/feelings as a topic)

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crying tears of joy

emotions overflowing

happy, happy, me

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Poem:

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existing in and among my own fantasy
enduring a soul living in bankruptcy

hoping and wishing, a wannabe
dreaming of a life that is carefree

life quickly travels towards an end enraptured
moments that can never ever be recaptured

obituaries announce the eventual passing
desires to keep the memories everlasting

the happy seek the proverbial sunshine
there is no harm living on cloud nine

cram a life into every special moment
seek the spells of wonderful enchantment

life is too short to unconsciously wonder
do something good before they put you under

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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