A Message From Strife

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To write with the hand of Michelangelo,

his brush strokes bold, as perfection,

To shape our words and express their meaning,

as in Leonardo's skillful touch, on reflection.


To portray the musical brilliance of Beethoven,

a flow, with grace's best protection,

To create from the mind, as Shakespeare,

not bragging of these, without detection.


These are the qualities, mirrored in our admiration,

and all so striven for by each, in their deed,

modeling of the finest of the greatest characters,

and much to hope for, in our wish to succeed.


Our goals shall serve as the pinnacle, a summit,

and the ultimate, for us, to be conceived,

for with the absence of grand ideals in our lives,

there will be no victories won, and nothing achieved.


We value those who have walked before us each,

we marvel in their finest works, what they teach.

as we may all do our best, yet never, our all, to prevail,

the reward to come in the striving, for it's then we may excel.




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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

In Celebration of Poetry


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Why we write!


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Whonu, this is great. The written word is as much art as is everthing you show above. Nice!


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Thank you for your kind words my friend. whonu


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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

Thumbs up!


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Thumbs up to your comments and being a friend. whonu


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

A great work. We will never know unless we try. The masters give us inspiration, and perhaps a bit more to strive for.


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

I agree, and when we are inspired we strive to succeed and often do more. Thanks my friend, whonu.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

This is a superb message!

Thank you for these great thoughts here.

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Glad you shared this my friend. whonu


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khmazz 3 years ago from South Florida

Beautiful! I loved it!


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Thanks for stopping by, my friend. whonu


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Bravo!! It all begins with a dream!! And without them, we would not have....so many things. Computers, the telephone, the internet, or Hubpages! Thanks for sharing, and I am sharing!


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

You are always so full of joy and you spread it wherever you go. Thank you much my little friend. whonu.


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AudreyHowitt 3 years ago from California

Lovely--especially the close--so very moving!


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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States Author

Thank you for your nice comments and stopping in, my friend. whonu

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