The Ceramic Lantern

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Is man but made of simple earthy clay?
With fragile shell and frail ceramic soul
So mean compared to Eden-esque bouquet
In His creation what could be our role?
Are we at most a vase, a cup, a bowl?
Yet to the Potter precious is the mold
That oft contributes to the final goal
To make unique in shape with every fold
The glaze is but the surface to behold
What matters most is what resides within
The candle placed inside be bright or bold
But if too weak will be snuffed out by sin
It matters not what beauty can proclaim
The worth of man is measured by his flame





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UnderstandMEClearlyNOW said...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 5:48 pm
I agree 100% and that is a really good sonet! I can't write one of those very well... I have 2 really good ones but the rest of them fail hehe. And your sonnets are soooo inspiring! I think anyone who reads them will be like "oh my god that t'was amazing!" hehe
 
iMonica replied...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 5:51 pm

:) Thank you very much. Unfortunately, all I can really write are sonnets. I prefer a poem with structure; they are like "guidelines" if you will. lol

I feel happy knowing that you had been inspired. I often like comparing man to an every day object; it allows any human being to relate to this object in such a way that he has never imagined.

 

I would love to take a look at your work. :) I'm sure your pieces are quite impressive.

 

 
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