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How To Write Poetry: Kaleidoscopes

Updated on December 3, 2011

Kaleidoscopes

You had me at good bye
Time flies. I'm doing good.
Likewise?


Such a pleasant surprise
That your path and mine
Collide in kaleidoscopes


I'm ashamed that I took
You for granted
I hope you understand


That a man can grow
Your voice is tie dye
The hue of cologne


Still in a bottle
It smells good
With no where to go


I'm doing well
Tho' I often wake to
The scent of wedding bells


Wafting through shallow wind
I was afraid before
I heard shadows tip-toe


As tears fall from my ears
My eyes fill with your lullabies
Violins in the background


Painted in portraits
Play to the silence
Left in your absense

Don't be a stranger
Or close the windows
To your soul


Before I get
To know you
Nobody is perfect
The words on your

Cheek taste different
Only the mirror
Feels familiar
Hello

P. S. Wilkinson IV

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      Innuentendre 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hello coffeegginmyrice! I crafted it with care. Thanks for having a look.

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Hi Paschal!

      How all our senses work together for love! The broad spectrum of expressions are so well associated all coming from a main source- the beating of a red-painted drum, strong and waiting for someone to hear its hum.

      Beautiful "Kaleidoscope"!

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      Innuentendre 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Thank you mljdgulley354. A bit of gravity.

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      mljdgulley354 5 years ago

      Great poem. The words "don't be a stranger or close the window to your soul" how powerful