07 June 2011

Try the blur

How much time
is wasted
in the struggle
to focus
the sharp pointed
for clarity

weariness falls
a heavy weight
that smothers

how much energy
in the finding of details
when perhaps
the greater beauty
is most obvious
in the blur

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Glynn said...

That blur -- I've seen it, too. And it's often where you find the beauty. It's the sorting of that blur that's the challenge. Good poem.

Brian Miller said...

but to let go the details...gasp...who would be in control then....smiles. there is much beauty in the blur...

Patricia said...

How often we pray for clarity in decision making when Christ wants us to trust Him in the chaos, confusion and blurry choices we have. What is faith/trust if everything is a perfectly clear choice? For we walk by faith, not by sight. Such a good reminder... thank you.

dustus said...

Fine composition... creates an excellent aesthetic reminder of the beauty of impressions.

Pat Hatt said...

Yes that blur
Can ruffle ones fur
But it can also be neat
And help you move to a different beat
Great poem
Here where you roam

Anonymous said...

is in the blur
of flowers
purple they
stir me

John (@bookdreamer) said...

The experience of the moment is all - exact rightness is for another time. important issues raised by the poem

HopeUnbroken said...

"when perhaps the greater beauty is most obvious in the blur". yes, others have already pointed out how beautiful that line is, but i just had to say how much i love that idea, too. we can be a little OCD in that respect, always over-examining, when sometimes we just need to let it go and enjoy!
thanks for the beautiful thoughts this day.

mrs mediocrity said...

I am so with you on this just now, lately, even the photos I love best are blurred... well done!

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