it started with a vision

For today’s prompt, write a vision poem. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. I’m sure most poets have a vision of how to make the world a better place. Write that poem today. Can be serious or not so much.

it started with a vision

what would i do to make the world a better place

lennon told me to imagine

king dreamt

id rather BE

be the one Love looks to for affirmation

Peace rests upon

plant pansies along all the paths that lead to nowhere but despair

pull the Stars out of thin air to make the negative spaces between tree branches beam



someone’s reason to believe again


the shudder before the sigh

the answer to his question of why

fly among the angels to eavesdrop on their magic


enchanted philosophy


more than a source of light, but


a basis for illumination

an example, a foundation

to mold the world into a better place

than King could ever dream

or Lennon could imagine

© michele mitchell, 2013




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