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Poetry Reading: The Painter, by Theresa Pio

Performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? My themes are Inspirational but also dark What motivated you to write this poem? I was watching a Christmas movie while cooking lunch … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: The Painter, by Theresa Pio

     Birth – 3 years old    Welcome darling boy, a body is born  Made to love, made from thorns,  A blank canvas, a rainbow glows  A father’s love, cold as snow  Masked in your light  As your soul takes flight  Paint your life, paint your dreams  Paint the rainbow colour scheme     Speak darling boy, the world still ages  Silence speaks, silence rages  Your Crayons of love express the talking  Ignore the eyes of constant balking  Let it beam through your hands  Judging eyes don’t understand  Draw it yellow, draw it blue  Draw whatever in your heart feels true    4-8 years old    Hush darling boy, the world still spins  Listen to your voice within  Mask your love with colourful poise  Let it speak volumes to drown out the noise  Hold your brush, canvas high  Paint away, let colours fly  Worry not your father’s hate  Soon it will dissipate      Hush darling boy, all is well in this world  Mamas tears, are made of pearls   Three hearts break on this night,  One is strong enough to fight  Lions roar, the colour grey  Please forgive me, that I pray  … Continue reading

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