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A Question Of Perspective
by Kate Burnside

Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A QUESTION OF PERSPECTIVE


Seeing straight
is like a curved ball:

Parallel lines from arc of eye
which trace curled spine of earth.

Sight that has no
blind corners;
Vision that is without
hidden angles.

Focus that's adjusted
to life outside the box.

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Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 4/28/2005
Perspective is EVERYTHING
and great is the soul
that can see from many perspectives.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Aberjhani 4/28/2005
Wisdom coaxed from the heart of a paradox. Beautiful write.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/28/2005
Marvelous, Kate - perhaps you should teach your vision to our world leaders - far too many of them seem unable to think or see 'outside the box.'
Reviewed by jude forese 4/27/2005
Kate, your perspective has hit a home run ;)
it's so true we have to see around our parameters and then perhaps we can focus on life's hidden angles and play around its curves ...
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 4/27/2005
One of J. D. Salinger's characters believes we should shoot at marbles by not looking, that trying too hard to see actually blinds us.
Reviewed by A PAX 4/27/2005
oh this makes me think of the
different types of curves we can run into
or trip over, imagine if the curve was a marble ball
and as we vision.........we can reflect!
excellent brain lady lol pax A
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/27/2005
It's clear to see that your perspective is lucid
and spot on! If we could but live it;-)

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/27/2005
Kate,

You have a Poet's eye in visualizing the world--we don't see the world the same way as most see it--THANK GOD for our warpedness LOL (is that a word? It is now!).

Excellent, thought provoking write--a keeper!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Dale Clark 4/27/2005
Oh so good, only focuse lies outside the box
I believe also. Perspective is Ponderance. ;)
Reviewed by Sue Hess 4/27/2005
my perspective has always been peculiarly skewed for years, i would be lost if it suddenly became focussed
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/27/2005
Oh, Kate...I love this!
"Vision that is without hidden angles" is my
favorite line in this.
Could well apply to true love, too.

Hugs
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/27/2005
Ah! let me get things into perspective...ha! not a chance lol, another superb write Kate, seeing as only a poet can see. Perspective has nothing to do with the minds eye, such an alien concept would make things uneasily boring...Sheesh! I've got to lay off the absinthe lol.

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/27/2005
Good one Kate perspective though is all in how you look at things and you obviously lool at things in a deep retrospective sort of way then wrap up the solution in your verse. Very well done girl, I like it.



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