Laurence Overmire

Unfinished Symphony - Poem by Laurence Overmire

We were told somehow
Creation happened a
Long, long, time ago

But look around you
Each day brings
Things not seen or heard before

With each revolution of moon and star
The Creator is constantly
Sculpting new life out of the dust

New heavens to behold

Our world is a dream
Spinning on the potter’s wheel
Ever wondrous, sometimes frightening

But always, in process
Of becoming

(Previously published in Smile Magazine, Fall 1999, no.25)

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  • (12/30/2006 2:19:00 PM)

    i like the idea of the world being an 'unfinished symphony'. it leaves room for improvement, for fixing our mistakes. favorite lines 'our world is a dream/spinning on the potter's wheel'. happy new year!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 30, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 17, 2010

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