Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Poetry Quickfire, inspired by Dad

You all know how I love impressionist, expressionist, and fauvist artists.  The fluidity and life of those canvases...


Walk as a fresh canvas
to offer life and love
for a share in pure bounty.

Blend my colors
as I sculpt the yes to you
and frame the world to matter.

See the whole being
with layers of healing peace
and gather a broken soul.

Grab the frayed paintbrush
to pull out the boldness
that joy demands of you.

Dedicated to my dear Dad (7/25/1932 - 12/27/2000)  He believed in meaningful connections with others. I see how he added color and vitality to others' lives.  I feel humbled by his example. Love you Dad.


Gerri said...

What a nice tribute to your dad! I feel you must be a lot like him. Love to you my friend :)

Gerri said...

What lovely images you've painted here. Hugs my friend. :)

Heather T. said...

I love this dance with words!! I totally feel it ♥

Jenners said...

A lovely poem inspired by a lovely man. Hugs to you on this saddest of anniversaries.

welcome to my world of poetry said...

A lovely poem inspired by such an important person in your life.


Valerie said...

Lovely words, Kelly, and a wonderful tribute to your Dad.

Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

That was truly touching Kelly! What a wonderful commemoration for your dad.

T Rex Mom said...

Oh gosh, I want to learn to see tho whole being. Beautiful written.

Kim said...

I love your posts about your Dad Kelly. I have no doubt he was kind and wonderful just like you.