Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 6,913 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Canvas - Poem by Matthew Holloway

The canvas
This blank canvas before me
Laid out in pristine white
Where only the illusion of lines
Break the unparalleled possibility
Dare I take my pen to it
To scare forever its page
To pen the impossible thought
In verse and breath captivated
That only the mention of a word
Touches the heart and soul of man
Painted into eternity
Upon the canvas stained
No longer innocent, pristine
But touched by the mind
Whose eyes looked upon
A world as they chose to see it

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 25, 2011

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