Out of Focus #poetry #blackfriday


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When creatures of the blue

breech waves in the sea

I am pre-occupied

too busy nothing do I see

the newest forest creature

fawn’s wide and open eye

beauty rarely matters

nature passes by

I do keep thorough ledgers

I listen to all the news

watching every action

know what celebrities will do

the colors of the rainbow

wasted, nearly spent

searching for more zeros

I will count each, every cent

walk while never looking

over iphone I’m mesmirized

never saw earth’s child

the beauty in her eyes

from the rise of misty dawn

to dusk’s golden glow

I’ll never bow down

kiss the fragrant rose

*

lost is purpose

man forges gold mountain

blind to beauty

 

 

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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