"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
Eckhart Tolle

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

I built it myself day #16 november PAD chapbook challenge-stacking or unstacking

I place the pebbles on top of each other
alternating their colours.
Creating a mosaic pattern that becomes
pleasing to my eyes.
In my mind they form Sahara deserts,
Never visited
In my dreams they form hidden treasures,
Never gotten
My moat is well-formed and protective.
To keep the warriors at bay, as they
try to force their way in.
May they drown in the stinging waters
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6 comments:

  1. I like the transition between the relaxing mood at the beginning of this poem to its 'stinging' conclusion. Well done!

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  2. Thanks Mary, why do these prompts bring out the dark in me?
    Pamela

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  3. The poem builds just as the pebbles do. Wonderful. Inventive. Thanks for a good Potluck! :-)

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  4. Jamie,
    Thanks so much and thanks for the visit.
    Pamela

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