Wednesday, December 1

December Calls

in honour of PoemADay November I wanted to post yet once more in poem-form for the first of December: PoemADay +1 (also for One Shot Wednesday at

A-muse-ing Delivery
attend to the pictures in your mind,
ready the canvas while you wait on the surprise
secret delivery in a round wooden box
carved TO: your name
with just one other word
The Word
to inspire
a steady polishing to expose the grain
looking deeper in a small hollow gourd
of wood.
Looking deeper to see the stars inside
stars that sing in colour
songs that are echoes of a primal rhythm
wait for the chorus in your chest.
wait for the refrain
then no longer refrain!

Make the empty contents of this box
a different source than the vain
This message expires,
kept only as long as it inspires.
The Word
keeping time -
with the song of the heartful

and space

to tell the story.

LyndiaP December 1, 2010 (PoemADay 31 of 30, an epilogue)


  1. Excellent sense of experiment to the lines, as if the word meaning or other quality directs the action of the phrase, with the effect pronounced at the end—nice work, Lyndia

  2. I've got a delivery for you from a Ms. Muse, sign here please. (LOL!)

    Nice One Shot, Lyndia!

  3. Brilliant! Glad to read this!

  4. Greetings! How r u?

    You are invited to join our potluck week 13 at Jingle Poetry :

    Write a poem fitting our week 13 theme (Dreams, Visions, Reveries), post it, and link in to our potluck, you are also allowed to link in unrelated poems. we are open Sunday, 8pm, American central time.

    We have had so much fun having you last week. I cannot wait seeing you on coming Monday again.

    Let me know if you have questions.

    Have A Weekend As Graceful As Your Writing!


  5. I enjoyed the beauty of your words in this post.. Nice one shot, Lyndia...

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