Unfocused Eye

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The meadow comes alive inside my mind

Through the view finder, the landscape blurs

into shape and color.  The computer screen,

my honest companion, shows me the picture

I actually took.  My unblind eye is a stubborn thing.

Refuses to look through the view finder.  Or

perhaps the nearly blind eye is insistent.

Its dominance reigns supreme.


Like my eye, I am persistent.

Using my honest companion,

I create the meadow I saw inside my mind.

Janice DeRuiter  © 2014

The Photograph Untouched


About Winding Stream Press

Janice DeRuiter Eskridge, M.F.A. is a poet who worked for over a decade as a poet-teacher for California Poets in the Schools. Helen Shoemaker, Ph.D. L.M.F.T. is a university professor who teaches in the areas of child development and counseling. She is also a therapist in private practice.
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2 Responses to Unfocused Eye

  1. Jamie DeRuiter says:

    Love it!


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