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Monday, January 12, 2009
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From a Tiny Speck of Dust





Conveyance of one's heart
In poetic interlude
Requires a bit of skill
It's not a simple thing to do


To build a mighty forest
From a tiny speck of dust
Thesaurus in one's hand
Parchment, quill and ink a must


At first to sketch the framework
With the artist's mighty pen
Then ambiance and color
Softly wander in


Throughout the toil and trouble
Stroking with Thesaurian brush
Springs forth from desolation
Forest fashioned emerald, lush


So therefore inspired comrades
Arm thyself with tools of trade
Contemplate poetic form
Peruse a classic once per day


Compile your toolbox wisely
Furnish it with skills inside
Your work will rise much higher
From the aptitude you'll find


For it requires more than talent
And an artist's loving touch
To build a mighty forest
From a tiny speck of dust


—Michele Cameron Drew 

Copyright ©2009 Michele Cameron Drew. All Rights Reserved.

6 comments:

George said...

Beautifully written. Thank you for sharing..

icybc said...

Beautiful, and wonderful, Michele! You've put me to shame..

lannaxe96 said...

http://sites.google.com/site/topicology/ for Triond writers. It's in progress of course.

Love ya

lannaxe96 said...

Love this one Michele.

mysticdave666 said...

awesome, i feel inspired.

Aardaerimus said...

Wonderfully done, Michele! Reminds me a tiny bit of 'Skillful Poet', only by someone whose skill level is quite a bit more mature than my own. Fantastic imagery, as always. :-)

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