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  Pondering
by Shirley Beauty Houston
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Reflecting on the gift I've been given, and determining to write for the love of creating


Pondering/
Reflecting on the still sublime/
what's hidden there provokes my mind/
and stirs the lava in my veins/
until my soul bursts into flames/
Pondering/
The sound of my heart's earnest cry/
desires answers in the night/
when I find sleep's elusive ride/
& dreams awake subconscious mind/
Pondering/
The place where I now find myself/
Exploring caverns darkest hull/
& up into the mountain's peak/
To find were solace beckons me/
Pondering/
In silence I still hear my voice/
& write the words I know I must/
so passion's flow on canvas spills/
an irridescant waterfall/
Pondering/
the scripted words regurgitate/
spew poison gas into the air/
take heed the masses comfort zone/
& share your words accordingly/
Pondering/
The metaphoric cinema/
Releasing me from accolades/
I will not sell my my soul for gain/
The poet's hands at once unchained..... 

 

 




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Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 7/6/2012
It's like it's all going on inside of you akin to the activity of a volcano which will indeed let itself be heard and understood and that's that! I like this a lot!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 3/28/2012
Very powerful ending: "The poet's hands at once unchained..." And "...so passion's flow on canvas spills/an iridescent waterfall/" beautiful, and to me applies to ink on page as well.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/20/2012
Much reflected in this poem of passion wrested from the night.

Ron
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