Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Poem: "Eyesight, Insight, Gunsight"

This poem came out of the February 9, 2011 Poetry Fishbowl.  It was inspired and sponsored by janetmiles.


Eyesight, Insight, Gunsight


What the eye sees are shapes:
heads and torsos, arms and legs.

What the mind sees are people:
allies and enemies scrambling in the distance.

What the gun sees are targets:
arc and altitude, focus and range ... bullseye.

It is up to us to decide
which vision to follow.

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