Barry Middleton

Fog - Poem by Barry Middleton

it comes to soften the glare
as it drifts in from the bay

it unites the sky and sea
it intends to teach a lesson
too much noise and light
confuse the fragile senses

so that the mind must reel
from imaginary conviction
the fog creates uncertainty
it disguises every belief

it paints with shadowy hue
the arrogant and pompous
armored in a healthy doubt
hides essential muted truth

the elusive gift of love
the obscurity of brotherhood

Topic(s) of this poem: fog, perception

Comments about Fog by Barry Middleton

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/28/2016 11:42:00 AM)

    Last two lines took it to a different level, SUPERB POEM.....Beyond ratings yet a maximum for this poem. (Report) Reply

    Barry Middleton (2/28/2016 11:49:00 AM)

    Thank you very much. You get it.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 29, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 29, 2017

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