July 23, 2008
By Hope Tiffany, North Palm Beach, FL

- - - - -Simplicity!
Comic books take acquired minds.

Through ventilation blinds, there is the sun.

Snuggling in a jacket calms the nerves,

Just like the warmth of the covers.

Twisting patterns spray across my vision,

Offering picture to the songs on my radio.

The written word thrills quill and soul.

Dewy grass, beneath my feet, feels of morning.

Thunder, miles away, calms;

And lightning, electric, shocks you from peace.

The taste of water, fruity and good, down my throat.

Hair, teased to the brink, awes with style.

The round cheer of shiny bubbles

Gives way to fresh, cleanly scents.

A-tap-a-tap-a-tap, on a keyboard to friends.

A-chirp-a-chirp-a-chirp, from a bird to the sky.

Color, blinding, mesmerizing, perfect in all forms,

Lights the stage for Rock and Roll.

The End

The author's comments:
This is a poem about life's simple things, and how sometimes, they're all you need.

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This article has 7 comments.

on Sep. 12 2008 at 3:49 am
You have been blessed with a gift. You are an artist; the written word your canvas. I stand in awe of your talent and the beauty of your work.

Karen H. said...
on Sep. 8 2008 at 5:20 pm

Surfma said...
on Sep. 8 2008 at 2:52 pm
Fabulous! I love the way your poem reflects the real you! Keep on Writing! And remember, you are who you are!

on Sep. 4 2008 at 1:41 am

Great writing!I was drawn to read and re-read your poem to feel the impact of each sensation. Outstanding job.

gpT said...
on Sep. 2 2008 at 11:20 am
Wonderful Hope. You have awesome talent, keep it flowing.

on Aug. 30 2008 at 3:07 pm
So creative! I enjoy experiencing all the sensations you described - hearing, seeing, tasting, touching. Keep it up girl!

Mrs. Woods said...
on Aug. 7 2008 at 10:37 am
Thanks for reminding us about beauty in simple things.


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