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Sandi Lyn Schraut

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· A parental lament

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  A Chisel Stroke
by Sandi Lyn Schraut
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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A chisel stroke upon the stone
Of living tissue rent
The chunks upon the ground are proof
Of life’s forever changing ways
The statue is incomplete as yet
The artist frowns and hammers home
To reach the place that’s wanted.
Another blow to find perfection
And yet requires another blow to find the line thats wanted.
Each day the chips dislodged fall down
And fly away in winds of time
Each day steps closer to the vision
of perfection,
with chips of imperfections lost.
the day will come when the dreams complete,
the vision and the goal is reached
that day the statue breathes its last
and joins the masters ultimate collection!

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Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/3/2007
Sandi, I love reading your work. This is a gem.


  1. Whine & simian...
  2. Hail Caesar...
  3. Is life good...?
  4. Uncounted
  5. Without imitating self...
  6. In Search of Virtue
  7. The Examined Life
  8. A vivid imagination my only refuge…
  9. Let There Be Peace - Lenten Homily
  10. Snow Flakes
  11. Dem Bones...
  12. Clearing my Mind...
  13. Turn of the Worm
  14. alone in a desert...
  15. Be Happy While Ye Live For Ye'll Be A Long
  16. Pause
  17. Sum of All Seasons
  18. Blessings
  19. Hoss
  20. Open Sky

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