Pondering Wondering

August 24, 2011
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As I walked I saw many things,
things one wouldn’t see

walking down a bustling city sidewalk

Out in the country the birds

sang the most beautiful songs

the sky, so vividly blue

and spotted with puffy white clouds

a sprinkler dribbled drops of crisp

refreshing cold water

as the sweltering summer heat beat down upon my face;

Just then a butterfly flew past and I was dumbfounded

by the baffling blue wings with a bold black outline.
The beauty of the world around us is astounding,
yet we destroy it and build cities instead.

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Sunshine9 said...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 4:08 pm
Good job Rebecca!  That was beautiful and it really made me visualize being there. :)
Bbruch replied...
Sept. 6, 2011 at 1:16 pm
Thank you!
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