India Hobson Photography


this lens i stand quietly behind

cannot completely see

or capture all that hides inside

focusing only on a simile


a contrasting image obscures my view

its likeness revealing my soul

one letting another filter through

and leaving me fully exposed


i wish to embrace all that it might see

beauty deeper than skin

escaping this life of misery

a delicate grace from within


instead i see through a broken lens

a scene that’s tainted in truth

grateful that this photographic end

is shadowed with colors and hues


This is my submission for One Shoot Sunday at onestoppoetry.com. Click here to see some of the other submissions.


About Delton

Dad, husband, drummer, cyclist, writer, poet, and Christ-follower. Right-brained dreamer solving left-brained problems. Trying to relate in new and creative ways. View all posts by Delton

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