The Poet

They analyzed

The poet’s writing

To find out

About his mind,

Not realizing

That dissecting

A mirror to discover

The nature of the image,

Is humorous illusion.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “The Fourth Book” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

8:06 AM July 28, 2014

4 responses to “The Poet

  1. So very true. I have had multiple occasions to realise that interpretation by others is a reflection of their own feelings/state of mind. On the plus side, it’s pretty amazing that words speak to others in so many different ways and on many levels.

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