Treasure Island

Lynne Howard


Penmanship


Staring through glass deep inside her thoughts
Oblivious to snowflakes falling on the window sill
Sitting at a desk quill dipped in ink
Preparing to practice her calligraphy skill
Candle flickering in a draughty room
Letters written from the heart
To express her love and devotion
Before penmanship becomes a dying art

Submitted: Wednesday, December 03, 2008

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  • Premila Patel (4/10/2009 5:37:00 PM)

    Lynne, this is so true...
    Penmanship has/is become a dying art..and those were the good old days when people actually meant it and they really spoke from the heart...
    This email era creates a great deal of uncertainty. Behind those emails is the person really been genuine? (This is my personal feeling) .
    Thank you for pointing out such a fine tradition! Its a beautiful poem...
    All the best.10+++
    Premila xx (Report) Reply

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