By Design #photography #poetry


 

creeping vine

My eye captured the creeping vine

but it’s not mine this sweet design

colors well forth this time of year

awash in red the veins are clear

poinsettia

nature can’t lapse or lose its place

master’s  piece, no practiced trace

I only draw that which I see

you create from nothing, creator’s glee

pen and hand

Season’s Joy

Ulterior is my motive

To jingle bells

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Today’s prompt at Poet’s United Midweek Motif is Design. We see design everyday – where is your favorite place to look?

 

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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22 Comments

  1. WOW! DO we only draw what we see or do we co-create it by noticing? Everything is alive, isn’t it? You have jingled the bells of this reader, and by design!

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  2. You always have a reference to God in some way Moonie. Like your first two lines here:

    My eye captured the creeping vine
    but it’s not mine this sweet design

    Yes, we should be content with how things are for they are not ours but of our Lord’s hands. Good stuff!

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  3. Such a lovely festive poem, Leslie. “create from nothing, creator’s glee” So true, and that’s the essence of creativity: to make something out of magic, and the whole process and end results is often like magic 🙂

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