THROUGH THE NAKED EYE

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THROUGH THE NAKED EYE

With careful steps I place my feet

between large boulders that hug the ground

and rocky mounds of prickly scrub,

and listen with earnest ears the sound

of raptors large that soar in flight

to peaks: their summits reach the  skies

 far beyond my naked sight.

Where is one greater, a scene to view

a mountain sought, on land or sea

where one’s eyes can travel to

 these lofty, high majestic heights

for the traveler passing through?

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Poem by: Joyce E. Johnson – 2013

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