The Invitation

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Religion and Spirituality  |  House: Booksie Classic

I invite you to read a poem that could change the way you look at yourself and your life. Take the next step.


The Invitation




Within that shadow

Of self-doubt.


The Great Houdini

Could not escape.


Tangled in obscurity.



Afraid of letting go.

Afraid of that


Which shines within.


Your diamond

In the rough.


Become an archeologist

Of the soul.



Your ecstasy. 


Step from behind

That shadow 

Of self-doubt.


Create brilliance.


The likes of which


Only dream about.



From behind

That public gaze.


The masquerade

Is over.



To a passion

That ignites your soul.


Ya feel the glow?


The rhythm moves

In waves

Of reds


And blues.


Create your own



Reclaim yourself,

Your legacy,


And join me.





Submitted: January 15, 2007

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Well written and simply put.

Sparse in it's presentation. Unusual.

Might benefit from greater use of rhyme and rhythm.

Do whatever you think is best.

Happy trails,

Ed Bradley.

Mon, January 15th, 2007 6:30am


intresting piece.could be better laid out,but interesting.

Sun, October 3rd, 2010 5:37am

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