From the Lips of My Muse: A Poem

Updated on May 14, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

Oftentimes she lulls me into a poetic trance

her whisper not always so easy to perceive

but enough for rhymes, their rhythmic dance

and for yet another human story to conceive.


Wondrous is magic of words at their play

with mystery of where they are springing

and how they know what they want to say

like free flowing lyrics in carefree singing.


What in me insists on expressing my soul

lining every vibrant and meaningful letter

like in a rehearsal of some theatrical role

stumbling at first, but then getting better.


If my Muse would happen to be a human

she might look like Madonna with child

or like an angel disguised as a woman

with that mysterious Mona Lisa smile.


I see her again as she is waving good-bye

reading this last verse from her smiling lips

I smile back at her with this trembling sigh

while ending yet another of my poetic trips.

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      Vladimir Karas 7 days ago from Canada

      Louise---I am honestly happy you like my poems, my friend.

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      Louise Powles 7 days ago from Norfolk, England

      I always enjoy reading your poetry. The words are beautiful.

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