Samuel Richard Leonard

Veteran Poet - 1,688 Points (12/18/1995 / Chicago)

It's Nothing That Scares Me - Poem by Samuel Richard Leonard

Where does my gaze meet the sky?
At the trees, clouds, the stars up high;
and what are they all to the back of my eye?
Looking out, looking up, what truth could I find;
what if there's something, something inside?

Where would my gaze meet my mind?
At my nerves, brain, or things of that kind;
and what are they all, why does the answer hide?
Looking in, looking down, what will I find;
what if there's nothing, nothing inside?
- Samuel Richard Leonard

Topic(s) of this poem: god, philosophy, science, theology, wonder

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 17, 2017

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