Perfect Sight



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Even those with perfect sight

See the world through a lens

The light that meets our eyes

Bent by fortune and friends

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A filtered understanding

As our past, all we know

Prescription for a life

Cast in rose colored glow

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Strain your eyes, look beyond

The scratched and dirty glass

See the ones unseen before

The ones so easy to walk past

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Stare long into the eyes of man

See the world in unshaded view

Know that but by other luck

The person you pass could be you

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Comments
22 Responses to “Perfect Sight”
  1. yassy says:

    Always a delight to read your work, Brad. Spectacular!!!!

  2. beth says:

    important to never forget that, to give your respect to each person, and be grateful

  3. Brilliant! Loved the duality in thought at the end of the poem. Great work my friend!

  4. K.L. Hale says:

    May we all see each other through a lens of love. I appreciate your gift of words, Brad. Thank you!

  5. Jim Borden says:

    wonderful poem. makes me think about how unfair life can be sometimes, with much of our fate determined at the moment of birth…

  6. A world of perfect imperfections. Great poem, Brad.

  7. petespringerauthor says:

    Love these words of wisdom, Brad. It’s a fine line between success and failure. Karma may come back to bite us.

  8. jonicaggiano says:

    I love this Brad, this is true and lovely. Hugs to you and your loved ones, Jonikins β€οΈπŸ€—πŸ₯°πŸ™

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