Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

Not The Song Of The Tiny Stone - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

The shiny, tiny stone
on the beach, rolled
by the sea till it shone, I alone
picked it up as I strolled
along, chose it from among
hundreds of thousands more
not yet smooth as the words on my tongue
as I sang my long song by the shore

yet the one that I chose
to explore, as I strolled along,
was still not the right shape, I was sure,
not the right shape for my song,
but I kept it to perhaps polish some more
that tiny, shiny stone on the shore.

Topic(s) of this poem: creativity

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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