Zen blues for a windy day

by John Long   Oct 24, 2008


Tattered ribbons of black plastic
Caught on a wire fence,
Rising and falling,
Fighting the wind.
Not romantic.
Not good or bad,
Just is.

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  • 10 years ago

    by Melissa

    I love this! How you write so deeply in such a down to earth manner is captivating. I adore how you ended this poem with "just is", it's perfect! :)

  • 10 years ago

    by Corinne

    A philosophical snapshot. Deceptively simple, yet very powerful in the spaces between the words.

  • 11 years ago

    by Jackie

    Very good poem, I like the wordage,

  • 11 years ago

    by Ingrid de Klerck

    John,

    I read this a couple of times to let the image sink in. It's indeed a Zen- feeling I got reading it...Yes, I loved it!
    Nice to see you posting again:)

    Hugs,

    5/5 Ingrid