Escape

By: belasbrightideas

May 10 2016

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Category: lifestyle, nature, philosophy, poetry, spirituality, Uncategorized

7 Comments

Aperture:f/6.5
Focal Length:215mm
ISO:80
Shutter:1/320 sec
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

The most gentle of men
sits perched on a rock,
casting about for water
generous enough to pull him
out and spit him back
on shore, delighted
as a child.

What does life require
of us but this,
that we discover contentment
in the simple things, acts
of grace which absolve
the criminal mind of man
frustrated by the falsity
of a tie-cinched neck, symbol
of how the West was won.

 

bj photo 2016, child on Mauna Kea beach

7 comments on “Escape”

  1. ‘Me’, in here, all serious; ‘nature’ out there, awaiting my much needed intervention. How laughable? Loved the succinct way you evoked that thought in me, Bela. H ❀

  2. Indeed Bela, ” what does life require of us but this?”…. beautifully written Bela… I have enjoyed the morning, not casting in the sea but digging in the earth.. πŸ™‚ Give me simple any day.. πŸ™‚ ❀

  3. And then there are the weapons. of course. 😦


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