Daily Prompt – Eye of The Beholder – Poem / Poetry – “Acoustiscal Tonic”

Hey there Wild Dogs and Kitty Kats.

Guess what I’ve been up to?

No! Not that! Don’t be absurd, I’d never get away with it!

I’ve been collaborating with my very good friend Mrs Hastywords again – you do know that she has a book of her poetry out now, don’t you? If you didn’t then here are the links, I’ve bought my copy – why are we still talking, you go clicky clicky, quickly quickly – it is rather good:-

Darker Side of Night by Hastywords

Amazon UK (Kindle) – Darker Side of Night
Amazon UK (Paperback) – Darker Side of Night
Amazon US (Kindle) – Darker Side of Night
Amazon US (Paperback) – Darker Side of Night

So, Hastywords & I have worked hard on another project where the Daily Prompt was “The Eye of The Beholder” (thanks Michelle Weber of WordPress, these prompts really do fire up the creative noodle!)

“Describe what it feels like to hear a beautiful piece of music or see a stunning piece of art.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us BEAUTY.”

Now, without further ado, let me present yet another amazing lyrical collab and I hope you all enjoy it very much.

Thank you for your all support and comments are always welcome. Biscuits even more so (but that goes without saying).

Gin & Tonic - WikiCommons - Author cyclonebill from Copenhagen, Denmark

Acoustical Tonic (by TooFullToWrite & Hastywords)

Notes drizzle down on to eager ears filled with ecstasy
Senses heightened, eclectic, vibrant, euphoric intensity
Colors and shapes mingle, a decadent, sensual soiree
Mystical beats consume our free will until it’s too late

Caught inside a magical melody, a restless memory stirs
Drawn into its maximum capacity, I am swept into a frenzy
Pausing with each articulation mark, I linger in each phrase
Feeling each meter’s breath born inside my recollections

Pianos and cellos, ascending vibratos, stimulate and intoxicate
Rapturous thrill rollercoaster, it spills, overflows, must concentrate
Rock guitar, sitar and mandolin blending subtle musical hues
Transported to timeless places where confidence shines through

However, the strings, the orchestral delight, mesmerize me the most
The deep long wails and the heart piercing screams, haunt my soul
Holding me hostage within each tantalizing musical feat, searching me
Born new again, within each composition, by Mendelssohn or Tchaikovsky

Classics from the past or bonding over Bond, it’s an explosive mix
Jazz, punk, rock, reggae, classical, country, building bridges between us
Turning lows into jubilatory sighs, changing moods, enhancing lives
Silence would be more deafening than a roaring ocean at high tide

When all else fails, and instruments are scarce, leaving us in the quiet
Our voices come to the rescue and whether in concert or solo we chant
In soothing rhythmic tones or in frantic syllabic notes of experience
Our world would be unbearably dull and mundane without the beauty of song

Musicians share emotions to help us fight a common enemy
No longer feeling so alone, when we relate to their harmonies
Teaching us to trust in a world where dreams can become a reality
Stories to feed each new generation carrying messages of clarity

For more gorgeous and beautiful posts from my fellow bloggers (I’m such a charmer), check out the links below:-

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3. Rural Tourism in Russia: Sunset | Village & Countryside Tourism
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5. Even Falling Stones Flower « RPMAS
6. How Good Music and Art Makes You Feel | The Jittery Goat
7. Music | Cofundrum
8. Marina Bay Sands- An epitome of elegance | Inception
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10. SoundEagle in Art, Aphorism and Paramusic | SoundEagle
11. Daily Prompt: Eye of the Beholder by michelle w. on October 5, 2013 | Indira’s Blog
12. Music’s Mermaid | alienorajt
13. Date with the Alpine Lakes, Kashmir, India | Life is a Vacation
14. The Imago Dei and Swinging Birches with Mr. Frost | meanderedwanderings
15. Beauty is everywhere | Neva Samaki
16. Multanomah Falls | It’s a wonderful F’N life
17. My Musical Progression | Life Confusions
18. Eye Of The Beholder: Learning To Fly | Just Visiting This Planet
19. S. Thomas Summers | Daily Prompt: Eye of the Beholder
20. Waters with a Taste of Mountains. | The Life NomadikThe Life Nomadik
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30. The Beauty in this world | A mom’s blog
31. Finding My Energy | Not a Punk Rocker
32. Multnomah Falls | It’s a wonderful F’N life
33. BEAUTY | Phenomenal Lady
34. My Beautiful Island | Proud Jamaican
35. Dance Baby Dance | vicbriggs’s Blog
36. Beautiful Sisfur… | Haiku By Ku
37. Daily Prompt: Eye of the Beholder | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
38. The Buzz | Rob’s Surf Report
39. That Yellow Sundress (Part 2) | JC Bride ~
40. Her Royal Highness
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42. Treats of nature | The Cat Man
43. Daily Prompt: Eye of the Beholder | The Daily Post | The Blogging Path
44. Awestruck | crookedeyebrows
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46. Beauty | Sue’s Trifles
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49. How Music Makes Me Feel | Crow Arrow, Inc.
50. Watching the greatest film ever made | Film Vex
51. Music to my eyes | Tell Tale Therapy
52. If we must vent | shame
53. rhapsodiesofmymind
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55. The Magic of Music | Cheri Speak
56. Feel Good! Feel Art! | Vampire Maman
57. Eye Of The Beholder | Kansa Muse on Micro Farming and More
58. Saturday Morning… | Daily Observations
59. The Master Speaks | Masterpiece: Eye of the Beholder | SimplySage
60. Nessun dorma! | Life is great
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64. Color Me Pretty | CurTales
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66. Beauty of life | Ripples of Truth
67. Tough Times in Africa | The Rider
68. THE ‘MASTERPIECE’. | ArtFreak
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80. Goosebumps | Rock it classy
81. Wrinkles | Master Of Disaster
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84. Angelic Party…! | EACH DAY ONLINE
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123. Artsy Fartsy | Fish Of Gold
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