Poetry: Perhaps in the Third Century Too!


By W. Calvin Anderson

Perhaps

every time

that

we touch a drum

with our own hands we

add to rhythms that

delve past the skin

and add

to the

math and music and mental literacy

of our own ancestry.

Perhaps

every time

we open a book and walk our minds inside

We slide rules and trajectories

aiming at advancing

psycho-soul metrics

to reconnect

and sustain

where

Generational minds left off.

Perhaps when we

Canvas

Impressions

and Ideograms in

Fine art

and sculpt

Learning objects

with clay

and Gesture

the unspeakable

In dance

and bend steel

for sacred ground

to erect

brick and mortar

and

Write

Human stories

and act

on

stage

creating space in and for time

and achieve people –

Likenesses

 of another dimension;

perhaps when we

sing praise and

Blues…

 and colors from

both here and beyond

We reach for new

Poetry

to claim the past

present and accounted for,

for loving

a future.

Perhaps when We do

what it is to do

In the

Third century as

Ambitious

or strong performers

We inch toward

the Creator

in inspiration

And finish our own works

of God.

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1 thought on “Poetry: Perhaps in the Third Century Too!

  1. Calvin,
    I just visited this poem. I like it very much!

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