Barry Middleton

Slate And Silver - Poem by Barry Middleton

slate and silver
and cold ice blue
with the eye of god
blazing through

as a child I was taught
never to look
the answers hid
in a great dark book

if you look in his eye
you may go blind
that wasn't the answer
I set out to find

I never believe
what I cannot see
so I gazed on death
gazing back at me

the hot white sun
yet spared my sight
I knew it could lead
me into the light

slate and silver
and cold ice blue
the earth below
the sun shining through

Topic(s) of this poem: earth, sun, god, questions

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 21, 2016

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