Gillena Cox

Rookie - 136 Points (1950)

Message To A Poet - Poem by Gillena Cox

Descend into your creative self!
That fertile place of being,
Like the potters shop;

Scoop out of the raw natural you!
The earthy messy innards and,
Follow the example of the potters!

At the wheel of your thoughts,
Mould, shape, and spin today;
Be inspired by the ambience,
Of a fresh page in the book of your life!
In which art speaks in whispers;

Wherein, any word,
Any symbol, any character,
Can be written, in any language;
Format a micro world!
Like a grain of sand,
On a stretch of beach,

Unique, belonging,
Necessary, unobserved,
Yet known en mass,
Collective and cumulative.

Comments about Message To A Poet by Gillena Cox

  • (11/9/2009 5:56:00 PM)

    a wonderful word play woven in great thoughts and it! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (11/7/2009 7:31:00 AM)

    A nice message full of advice for every poet to be skillfully unique in his or her choice of words, as he or she creates a poem. (Report) Reply

  • (11/6/2009 12:30:00 AM)

    nicely written and communicated to the poet................. (Report) Reply

  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (10/26/2009 7:32:00 PM)

    Hi Gillena, I agree with Yoonoos. Your words are full of poetic wisdom. I think the message fits to all poets in general. Thanks for sharing.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 26, 2009

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