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Observation
by Henry Burt Stevens
Friday, March 04, 2005
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Learning to look

 


Observation
by Henry Burt Stevens
9/5/2003


When a child I
often lay face
down in grass
staring deeply
at what was there.


Looking carefully as
grass blades
emerged from dirt.


Little bugs would
sometimes enter then
wander out of sight.


Later, rolling over
I would watch
clouds, until standing
up to see
fields and trees.


From very small
and close
to far and very large
I learned about
observing all about me


 

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Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 3/5/2005
This really tickles the imagination. I think that's why Kids movies such as "A bugs life" Honey I shrunk the kids, Antz, appeal so much, because you get insight into whats under the blades.

Loved this Henry
TY
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/4/2005
i remember the world when i was a child, it was so much bigger and more beautiful...you brought back memories
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/4/2005
Learning to Look is truly a marvelous lesson well learned, Henry; we should all try it more often.
Reviewed by D May (Reader) 3/4/2005
Excellent write here. I love the feel of this.
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