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Obscured Lenses

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Below is the poem entitled Obscured Lenses which was written by poet wayland bunch. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Obscured Lenses

First look, glasses as my eyes glance
From left to right I begin to read
Much as if I were in a trance
My education faulted for this deed

Second look with randomness I search
Looking for a pattern, no not the glasses
Does this person attends a formal church
This poem is one of their trespasses

Third look now the compulsion takes me
The poem was edited to fit the picture
But I say this isn’t possible, it can’t be
If so they surely deserve a stricture

Three looks, glasses or not, all were done in vain
If you copy, paste, add punctuation then it’s plain

Poem by Wayland Bunch for Occlusion contest. This is a rhymed form of poetry under 20 lines, but technically it fits better into the category of Sonnet, so I don't know if it will be accepted. If not back to the drawing board lol.

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  1. Date: 6/27/2014 11:51:00 AM
    first I am workin with a South Carolina/ohio education, so what is stricture? Second, I have no idea what a sonnet consists of. Reading your piece I have began deconstructing the dumb in me. lol thNKX 4 sharing.

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    Date: 6/27/2014 4:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's a very good question about stricture lol. I guess this one was done on phone with auto correct, or just a plain old typo. I am still thinking of what rhyme I could have used, did this one a while back if you will notice. Thanks for the comment. Also had a couple of other grammatical errors, so thanks for drawing my attention to this poem.
  1. Date: 3/25/2013 6:21:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 9:05:00 PM
    Hola..mi amigo *B-) Wayland, it is nice seeing you try out these contest. I wish I had a daring pen. By the way an interesting poem you pinned here. All is tiny from my phone. Monkey movie time. ..pd

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    Date: 1/29/2013 9:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Unfortunately I did this over the wrong poem lol. Now I have to decide if I want to try and decipher the other spectacles poem.