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Saturday, 12 April 2008

Flight.. Writers Island #30

IMAGINATION
If you can talk
you can fly...
That's what the
high fliers tell me.
They're floating man,
when they communicate.
Poets are like that.
Give them a quill,
some ink,
a moment to think!
And their imagination
takes off.
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22 comments:

  1. I need a little more than a moment to think when I attempt a poem! And I stupidly accepted a challenge to write a poem a day during April! 12 down 18 to go!

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  2. I love the tone of this poem! Very nice. :)

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  3. Sometimes inspiration can be like that. And isn't that a wonderful moment?


    www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

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  4. It is that way for writers of short stories too - I wish I could write poetry but it is just not my thing. Stop by my Slice of Life Sunday and see if one of the prompts inspire you.

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  5. Inspiration is what it's all about.
    Well said.

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  6. if you are talking business you are totally right,,if you can talk you can fly :)

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  7. I detect a slight tinge of sarcasm behind your pen! But charming nevertheless!

    Gemma

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  8. Hi Keith, good luck with NaPoWriMo.

    Thanks Gautami, Childrens day out had quite a twist at the end!

    Thanks Linda.

    Thanks Constance, I love your profile picture..

    Hi Geraldine, Don't you just love that 'take~off' moment?

    CH, Imagination is such a wonderful thing!

    Hi Anthony, Inspiration? Now that's a thing!

    Hi Rambler, Yeah, they're the 'salesmen' just to stay alive!

    GT, me sarcastic? I'm just a sweet talking guy...

    Thanks Crafty Green, it was fun to post too!

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  9. Sometimes. Sometimes there's just a dull thud. Neat post!

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  10. So true ! Most often all it takes its an idea to 'wing ' its way into your head ...

    But sometimes one can be bogged down by "air traffic congestion" too :P


    Thanks for your visit. :)

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  11. Thanks Tumblewords. There's usually a dull thud here, when I fall off my perch!

    Hi Mad, thanks for the kind words.

    Shubd07, yeah, I get the airport blues too!

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  12. A moment to think.... sometimes my moments turn into hours and I wonder where the time went. :D

    Very fun post - you are a sweet talker, aren't ya? ;)

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  13. What a dull existance we'd lead without poets and imagination.
    rel

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  14. Having read this, I have a clearer idea of what you meant by 'floating' in your comment on mine so 'thank you'. Your poem has a lovely lucidity in its conversational tone.

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  15. Hi Texasblu, I'm a blu' too! wanna know more?

    Hi Reminan, how true.. I clinked-the-link to your Dad's work, great poetry!

    Watermaid, Yeah, you're a real highflier!

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  16. Well I know my imagination really does take off and then I have the problem of landing!! (lol)
    Thank you for visiting me and for your comments on my blog! ;-)

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  17. Stacey, yeah landing is the next big thing to deal with..

    Texasblu, Hi, I'm a superblu! you see in Manchester (where I live) you are either a red or a blue. Red is Uni-ted, blue is City!
    Of course I'm talking football (soccer). (yawn..)

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