Sylvia Chidi

Rookie - 47 Points (Germany)

What is music to you?


Music is freedom that relentlessly exists
Freedom of speech
Freedom of thought
Freedom of creativity
Freedom of imagination

Music is ever soothingly healing
A bombardment of on-going expression of feelings
Music is a tool of unity
Always bringing people together as family
Hence be described as a mentor of spirituality

Music is magic
Performing its tricks
With sweet instrumental tones and lyrics

Music is emotionally captivating
Music is positively distracting
Music is a form of beautiful art
Passed on as a message on a public stage

Music is as powerful as water
Flowing in and out of generations
Trapped ever so often only by its own enormous power

Music is an angel
Singing out from the skies as she flies
Music is love
Music is the food of all moods
Music is perfect and it is good for you

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi

Submitted: Sunday, January 22, 2006
Edited: Friday, February 24, 2006

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  • Gold Star - 21,206 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/14/2015)

    Music the symbol of emotional freedom and a poem relating to music is also beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,911 Points Ken E Hall (7/15/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    Perfect poem on the magic of music...why oh why when waiting on the phone for ages can't companies play Chopin etudes to soothe the brain...loved the poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 58 Points Brian Jani (6/19/2014 5:00:00 AM)

    A well painted picture about music, to me music is a part of my life (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lily Salinas (11/29/2009 10:40:00 PM)

    I loved this poem=)
    i totally agree
    music is my everything.
    i listen to it day and night (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Marcella D (9/1/2009 6:23:00 PM)

    wow you must like music too, everyone does, try reading my poem 'why I like music' and you'll know what music is to me (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shay Davis (9/27/2007 5:01:00 PM)

    this is wonderful i added it to my favorites. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shay Davis (9/26/2007 4:47:00 PM)

    this is a beautiful poem, and expresses just what music is meant to be. i love it. it is my favorite poem yet, and i've read a lot of poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kirsten Alexandra (4/22/2007 12:07:00 PM)

    i really like this poem, it made my day better =] (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bobby Brown (3/6/2007 7:32:00 PM)

    i've learned how to play the drums, guitar, cello, piano, and oboe because i really love music. I can sing too! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heaven Leigh (1/22/2007 4:02:00 PM)

    This is a great poem! I love music and enjoy music! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tim Kolberg (3/4/2006 2:29:00 PM)

    Music... is exactly what your poem portrays it to be (In my opinion) . I am not a big poem critic, but I love music, and have been participating with it nearly all my life up to this point.
    Yummy singing, happily challenging horn playing, and loveable piano experimenting make life worth living. Sylvia... from the view point of an 18 year old from Montana struggling to find his niche in life, sehr gut gemacht! ! ! ! ! ! Musik macht Das leben Zus! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Sylvia Chidi (1/26/2006 7:52:00 PM)

    Thank you all for your positive comments. As for those who have made negative comments, I just need to add that this is how I decided to construct my poem. I don't care if anyone thinks it needs more work, this is my style, accept it. It is a beautiful and fantastic complete poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie David Gerardino (1/22/2006 10:50:00 AM)

    SYLVIA, one of your best poems, one of the things about music is, it can take you back to a first date, and so much more. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gina Onyemaechi (1/22/2006 9:16:00 AM)

    For me, Sylvia, verse 3 alone is enough, summing up so beautifully the power of music. Yes, I agree that music has power. It soothes, lifts, and seduces, as you say. In this regard, its poetry's sister. One last thing, I'd rather be blind than deaf (if I ever had to make such an unpleasant choice) . For reading there's braille. But for music there's no alternative. Regards, Gina. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points David Mitchell (1/22/2006 8:13:00 AM)

    Music is freedom...from what? Order? Life?
    This poem may have potential, which will not be realized without further work on it. But well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ***** ********* (1/22/2006 7:48:00 AM)

    Music is my first love. Elvis my first influence. Without music, I could not dance, sing, forget, dream, express, confess or live another day. Great tribute poem to the power of music. And it is the greatest of the peoples Arts imo. Thoroughly enjoyed your journey through it's delights Sylvia. 10 from dancing, all day long if I could, Tai (Report) Reply

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