A Pencil Stroke

A Pencil Stroke

A Poem by Spencer Barker

With only but a strike and then a light. 
But there must be more! 
A stroke and then an array of colors,
blue, green, oh what a nice sheen. 
In the land, a covering of trees, a covering of lakes, 
and rivers, for all to see. 
But something is missing! 
A stroke and feathers large and small, blue, and red, and green.
Waterfalls plunder their placing, threatening the breaking 
of pages lacing.
And now the canvas is complete. 

© 2016 Spencer Barker


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Added on February 21, 2016
Last Updated on February 21, 2016
Tags: Poetry, Beauty, Life, Nature, Origin, Drawing