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    The Magic Act

    by David Knape
    In magic we can all believe
    that rabbits come from hats,
    but it is all illusion
    it happens way too fast

    The eye follows direction
    misdirection is our bane,
    yet writing is the finer act
    even harder to explain

    The reality is that writing
    uses only slight of hand,
    words flow from the magic wand
    come from the common pen

    What inspiration follows ink
    that flows from start to end,
    ideas and thoughts materialize
    into words we understand

    The wonderment of writing is
    more than we comprehend,
    a pen produces miracles
    lets mind and heart pretend

    The wand holds our attention
    asks thought to follow hand,
    it may be pure illusion but
    imagination is the end

    How puzzling the ideas that come
    as notions, they portend
    mysteries that can't be solved
    made by the magic pen

    Now you see it, now you don't
    can you imagine that,
    creating words out of thin air
    surely is a magic act.


    © d.knape

    October 17, 2013
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