A challenge to write a poem about magic and a prompt of a poem by Shel Silverstein, that was deliciously magical in and of itself, and I couldn’t resist the magic temptation…
Here’s the trick at dVerse ~ Poets Pub . The challenge is to pen a poem about magic.
Join in by:
* going to the above linked blog page;
* enter a link to your poem and your name, and by clicking Mr. Linky and doing the same;
* You will find links to other poets;
* Read and comment on other poet’s work;
* and please link back to dVerse from your site/blog;
A Higher Magic
Into the hat,
out of the sleeve,
into the vat,
the magic will weave:
Swirled in the cauldron,
picked from the deck,
sung by a shaman,
the magic will wreck:
Your belief in what is,
what you see or see not,
is it real or showbiz
Look here, no look here,
I’ve a hare by the ear,
once in my hand
and now over there.
And the bird in the air
that soon disappeared
is sitting quite near
the hare unimpaired.
You just have to believe
in something just greater
than you can perceive.
Love that first stanza especially, Randy.
This is NOT diddly-squat, Randy. Really enjoyed it.
Glad you enjoyed it. Me, too.
There is definitely some rhyming fun going on here. Into the hat some magic you can weave. If only you believed.
Thanks for commenting.
The rhythm and rhyme was captivating….just like magic!
So, are you my captive now?
Oh I love the rhythm and rhymes in it, and a great close that sums up where the real magic is….
Some magic is a trick to fool us. I liked the sound of your poem.
sometimes, I think, that all of life is a trick that fools us.
and then sometimes I think that that is what is the magic of living.
Bravo. This should be read out loud whilst you perform card tricks. Really 😉
Oh, I know, and all while I’m hopping on one foot, clanging thumb cymbals,and juggling three avocados between my two hands.
So, many different magical things going on and it flows like a lovely song!
Sing it to me…. please.
Such fun with magic here. Love your nod to magicians’ making us believe.
Oh, but they do…. (don’t they!)
Great word choices and overall sound. Nice!
Sounds like you really had fun with this one, Randy. Live it!