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Beyond the Ability

March 29, 2009
By Aryelle PLATINUM, Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Aryelle PLATINUM, Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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Beyond the Ability

Beyond the ability of the painter is words
The painter uses colors and textures
Creating truth in lines and shadows
Bringing beauty to life on canvas

Beyond the ability of the writer is pictures
The writer uses syllables and sounds
Creating truth in grammar and tone
Bringing beauty to life in word order

Beyond the ability of the songwriter is plants
The songwriter uses melody and harmony
Creating truth in rhythm and tempo
Bringing beauty to life through instruments

Beyond the ability of the gardener is music
The gardener uses soil and sunlight
Creating truth in blossoms and leaves
Bringing beauty to life in ceramic pots

Beyond the ability of the cook is clothes
The cook uses flavors and spices
Creating truth in entrees and desserts
Bringing beauty to life in a meal

Beyond the ability of a fashion designer is food
The fashion designer uses fabric and clasps
Creating truth in blouses and shoes
Bringing beauty to life on a person

Unique potential
Innate abilities
To each their own.

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on Apr. 25 2009 at 11:55 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

First of all, thank you for your comment on my article! Second, I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!! Amazing idea, it flows, I love your word usages (especially in the last paragraph), and it is truly a unique, wonderful poem, totally truthful!