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(Shaped like a pot or jar)


is worked

On a wheel

Sloppy, slippery

Formless base clay

Rising coaxed, caressed,

Coerced and beaten into shape

Tested in passion's consuming fire

Until worthy to catch and hold

A bit of the liquid grace

Pouring unceasingly over us. 

Tina B. Tessina, self-help author, therapist

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead

well done

Reviewed by Vasile Baghiu
I like both the form and the way this poem says things about life. They are effective in terms of poetry. Thanks for the read, Tina!
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Great poem Life is like that!!!!!!!!!M
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
So true are your words. We do have to go through a "learning" period before we are let loose upon the world. Thing is, it seems that the "learning" period has, of late, been very lackadaisical in preparing the young skulls full of mush to the realities of life.
Reviewed by S. Ganguli Prometheus_Media
Nice poem.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Wonderful poem
I like the shape.........(0:
Reviewed by Karen Cino
Lovely write.

Until worthy to catch and hold.

Love that line. Not many men are worthy of the chase. I you find him, grab him.

Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Wonderful n luck....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Paul Bruce (Reader)
Nice Poem,I can totally relate to it all. Especially the beaten into shape bit. Its taking me a long time to get into the right shape, but i'm getting there. Good on you. Paul
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson
Great Poem!!!
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