His Canvas

His Canvas

A Poem by Chelsea
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His canvas, empty. Filled day by day. Seven days, your work complete!

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His Canvas

God’s canvas, empty

Creating scenery. Detail by detail. All perfection.

Slippery slopes, shimmering bodies of waters. You create land.

You fling the moon and sun into your skies; creating light

Splatter painting he does; spilling shiny stars

Darkened clouds painted about; fluffy white ones to go with.

Blowing to dry your painting. You breathe life.

You sweep the paintbrush across; animals following your lead

You work each face; feature by feature. A masterpiece each one of us are.

Satisfaction, you achieve. Your dear painting.

 

© 2010 Chelsea


Author's Note

Chelsea
I was reading my bible and was struck by the thought of God creating the world. I know this poem will never live up to that but hey, I tried!
Please tell me what you think! Thank you :)

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One word that comes to mind is humanity. You see a lot of that here with the words used in this poem. The imagery is once again fantastic. Each line flowing with the other. I could see this expanded a little more, maybe add in a line with the forests and deserts. Just a suggestion. Yet again another great piece of work.

-Writer *78*

Posted 9 Years Ago


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this is lovely! sometimes we just need to stop and marvel at God's master peice! good write!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Out of this world.

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Thank you for writing this PoetGirl. Reminds me what an awesome God we serve!! Delightful piece of work.

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Really nice and holy! Love it!

Posted 9 Years Ago


whoa nice write on jesus freak :j

Posted 9 Years Ago


0 of 2 people found this review constructive.

beautifully written. Nice job.

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

this is amazing it is really an amazing thought God making the world blows my mind great work!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This is beautiful!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 2 people found this review constructive.

I'm in awe too. So sweet that this was inspired by the Bible. That makes this poem even more special!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

simply beautiful! i'm speachless!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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