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1/25/10

Effigy


Affix my face to an effigy,
no not a sculpture on some stone.
but chiseled inmost words unrhymed
so others see how I'm predisposed.

I want my image not sheathed
in marbled rock of counter use,
but buried deep within the verse
where edicts cast a better view.

16 comments:

Toadee said...

a worthy wish, to be imortalised in word.

Shadow said...

now those are the words of a true poet!

Whitesnake said...

Be careful what ya wish for, Ya may just get it!

madeline d. murray said...

I see how you're predisposed already: to 'find the thought that finds the words.' Beautiful poem. Thank you.

Missy said...

Tim - wouldn't it just!!! Hope you are well

Shadow - That poem is me for sure

Anon - no thanks

Steve - If only

Madeline - Thank you for stopping by. I appreciate your comment truly.

keithsramblings said...

Your wish is certain to be granted. What beautiful words.

Jingle said...

best wishes for your worthy wish.
short yet beautifully said.

Jingle said...

Thanks for the participation,
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Shigune Matsui said...

I loved your little poem. It was quite a short, very interesting read. Wanna see mine? It's at http://thelunaticsdiary.blogspot.com/2010/10/vampires-autumn-visions.html

notjeffery1 said...

Write on!
I love this poem!
Poignant and strong.
Thanks for sharing this, I'm glad I read it,

Peace,

http://notjeffery1.worpress.com/2010/10/06/dying-inside/
http://notjeffery1.wordpress.com/2010/10/06/forsooth/
(my entries)

Carina Fosse said...

I think I would understand this poem more if I knew what an effigy was. :)

2zpoint said...

Awesome Idea! lets just hope it comes later than sooner!:-)

vivinfrance said...

Beautiful poem - beautifully constructed, exactly as in your Robert Frost quote above!

fiveloaf said...

vividly written- :) nice!

Jingle said...

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