A to Z Challenge – I is for Imagination

April 10, 2015 at 12:05 am | Posted in A-Z Blogging Challenge 2015, Poetry | 3 Comments
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Have you ever wondered what this thing is that we call imagination?  What a wonderful thing it is! Many will say that it is imagination that separates us from the so-called lesser animals. Imagination allows us to look at ‘what ifs’ and it leads is to question, Why and How.

Here is a little poem I wrote one day whilst pondering the nature of imagination – using imagination to create something from my imagination. 

 

 

Imagination

 

 

What is imagination?

I only wish I knew.

It’s hidden deep within our brains

Far away from view.

 

 

It comes out in all sorts of ways:

In music and in art;

In story writing and poetry;

In science and in sport.

 

 

Imagination leads us on

When life seems very boring;

It helps us pass the time away

In thoughts that are transforming.

 

 

It works within the fertile mind

To bring forth ideas brand new;

It shows new ways of doing things

We never thought we’d do.

 

 

It’s made the world a better place

In very many ways;

It’s brought us nice new gadgets,

And eased our working days.

 

 

It’s our source of entertainment

Our ticket to the stars;

It’s wonderful what it can do;

I’d like to bottle it in jars.

 

 

Scientists can poke and prod

And do their experiments,

But they’ll never find the source of

The mind’s creative talents.

 

 

We all have these mental faculties,

So don’t fall into stagnation –

Because we think of what is possible

When we use imagination.

 

(c) Linda Visman

 

 

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  1. Well done, Linda. Your poem made me smile from beginning to end.

    I am visiting from Co-Host AJ Lauer’s Team. Hope you are enjoying the Challenge.
    Sue at CollectInTexas Gal
    AtoZ 2015 Challenge
    Minion for AJ’s wHooligans

    • So glad you visited Sue, and equally pleased you enjoyed the poem. Hope your A-Z is bouncing along nicely too. 🙂

  2. […] I is for Imagination […]


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