Friday, July 1, 2011

Varied View


REFLECTIONS

VARIED VIEW

The reflections are all of a jumble
Architecture is the cause;
Panes of glass resemble windows
But these are internal doors
So a little of the outside's captured
And I'm viewing the internal scene,
But I'm standing in the sunroom
Which is sort of like a space between.
So cushions are jumbled with garden
And a picture is mixed with a tree,
And there, to the left, with my camera 
Is little old mixed-up me!
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THE PINCH OF SALT!

Take everything with a pinch of salt;
Then you're not disappointed
When considering our leaders,
Those whom 'the lord's anointed'!
Sometimes they believe, themselves,
The whoppers that they're speaking,
And cannot really understand
The havoc that they're wreaking!
They're just as surprised as we are
When the flying carpet drops,
And pie-in-the-sky just stays up there,
And the great idea just flops!
But some there are who know full well
That they're telling great big lies
And yet they've learned to gaze at us
With soulful, truthful eyes!
Out from the TV screens they gaze
With 'honesty' and passion,
They never even seem to twitch
In the well-known guilty fashion!
Better far to doubt it all,
Every message that arises,
Hoping, against all hope it seems
For 'he-told-the-truth!' surprises!
Your cause is hopeless, dear Maxine!
You're crying for the moon!
I hope the genuine article
Turns up somewhere soon!

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2 comments:

Bluebell Books said...

rich thoughts..
keep it up.

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