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Quills and Spills

I was gifted a large quill and a bottle of ink
at a tender young age, prompted me to think;
of castles with dragons and even fairy tales.
This young imagination seem never to fail.

The ink created worlds, I could only imagine;
horses with wings and ruby butterflies.
Lost in the story, the glory, no distraction-
thoughts supplied reality, no need for redaction.

Dinosaurs roam freely across the paper-
leaving their footprints , never a danger.
While tigers and goats have tea at playtime,
in this whimsical world of fantasy and rhyme.

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-TheMsLvh © 2011
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California Ink In Motion by TheMsLvh is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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  1. June 12, 2011 at 6:23 am

    Sounds like a wonderful place.

  2. June 23, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    lovely rhyme!

  3. June 23, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    New to your site, but this is great. The quill moves ink in mysterious ways. This time it took us to a lovely place.

  4. June 23, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    Oops, posted too soon. Wanted to say, we quills have to stick together.

  5. June 23, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    I love where you took us with this prompt~ Well Done; I so want to visit this world :D

  6. June 24, 2011 at 3:38 am

    The beauty of a quill is in its power to create beautiful worlds. Well written tribute to the fantastic worlds created by the quill.

  7. June 24, 2011 at 9:38 am

    Nice to have the gift of ‘freedom of expression’.

    An excellent poem and prompt…

    Eileen

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