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What Men Don'T See

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The neat white fluffy clouds
Are scattered in the face of the growing sun's
Dazzling light.

Higher in the sky the crescent moon
Hangs faint and ever disappearing
To descend the hour ladder later.
Below under the shades,
The nocturnal survivors
Have round up their night prowling.

While the day's light grows unabated,
The cock wakes from his
Meager sleep and climbs his favorite fence
To wake the lazy.

In midair, the dew still hangs
With holes from bat-flights last night.
Drops of converged dew
Struggle desperately to hold on to
The green leaves at the tip.

But man possessed of the visual curse
Of the delusury glamour of the world
Fails to notice
What even the recuperating owls see.
Niken Kusuma Wardani 04 August 2010
Congratulation, u see what men can't see... did u stay overnight at nature to create this understanding? good job, keep it on. tks for sharing
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Iron Panda 23™ 17 July 2010
this i really like! ! ^-^
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Les Derbyshire 12 July 2010
I like that! Thanks for sharing it with us. Nice observation and well worked into verse.
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Claude H Oliver Ii 04 January 2010
Our preoccupation with ourselves and our creations blinds us to the beauty which unfolds daily. Good write.
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Merna Ibrahim 25 December 2009
Nice poem indeed! I like the remarkable title too. Thanks for your invitation! Merna
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Tricia Dildine 25 December 2009
wow i love it it's very heart touching and mindblowing
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Rinki Nandy 24 December 2009
you are one of the truest lovers of nature
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Barbara Jean 24 December 2009
I like the imagery the poem provides. Its very powerful,10+++++
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Almedia Knight-Oliver 24 September 2009
The narrator of this poem has striking images of the universe unlike 'What Men Don; t See'. A 10
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Michael Moorcroft 17 August 2009
Hi Kobik, Love the vivid imagery in this poem its really powerful.10+++
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