Dianne Michele Dumas
My poetry is inspired by my daily learning as an architect student. I think as a student of architecture I have learned that architecture has purpose. I used to have a somewhat self-centered attitude that design was simply for getting my own creative energies out. It was a way to express my-self as an artist and create that emotional response. I never saw it as helpful to the community.I’ve grown... more »
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Dianne Michele Dumas Poems
Birth of Expression
How is it possible this blind test of scribble resulted in more than just scrabble. As we continued on, I learned and images appeared. Where once there were none, now here.
Little rectangle on a hill So quiet yet so De Stijl With multi-colors shinning bright what a magnificent sight.
The train travels through Connecting my view Pointing me to a place and time Orienting Impressions in my mind
Urban life I try and leave as the asphalt turns into the muddy path before me. Watery puddles and ponds as I meander down the trail to this swampy wonder.
The Dancers Stage
Telling her story with silent gesture A space is modified into structure A path, a threshold, it is the ritual The expression and emotion are quite spiritual
Loves Forsaken Remedy
The ancient ones’ said to do it They said built a wall and you will live through it So I built my wall of spiky stakes To protect my heart from any mistakes
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Birth of Expression
How is it possible this blind test of scribble
resulted in more than just scrabble.
As we continued on, I learned and images appeared.
Where once there were none, now here.
Not Van Gough or Monet' at all
but my own expression of life, I can now recall.