You are both a flower and an instrument,
One embodies beauty, the other creates it,
The Violet rises to meet the sky to shame dark clouds
The Viola trembles its strings to surpass silence
And I can see you are in color and in sound
Petals of music with vibrations of color.

Garth von Buchholz

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Garth von Buchholz is a Canadian author of poetry, short fiction, drama and non-fiction. His work has been published in numerous print and online publications including Quills Magazine, Nefarious Ballerina, Island Writer magazine, Scarlet Literary Magazine, Dark Eye Glances, Prairie Fire, the New York Journal of Books and many more. His most recent book is Mad Shadows, a collection of previously published poetry. For more information please visit his official website:

Last updated April 09, 2012