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Turn a Blind Eye

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Turn a Blind Eye

A visionary
Selective blinks, loud mouth
Big picture, lacking


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  1. Date: 7/25/2013 8:51:00 AM

    written by a poet who is not blind at all. :-)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 7/25/2013 9:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    =D AWWWWWWWWW! Ellie, you're so sweet!
  1. Date: 7/1/2013 11:53:00 AM

    Beautiful Senyru you've penned Drake! Well done... and thanks for my placement in your contest. Much obliged! AO

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 7/1/2013 12:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you kindly, Abdulhafe! :)
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 6:04:00 PM

    I know a few loud mouth's, talk with nothing to say; I better shut up, I might be talking about me ;} thank you for liking my Pitch Perfect Dreams. It's a bit made up. Though we were together for 17 yrs ;},, & my mom always told me to take my rose colored glasses off ;}

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/23/2013 8:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Indeed! :) Yes, rose colored glasses are not the way to go through your days. ;) Thanks so much, Debbie!
  1. Date: 6/21/2013 7:00:00 AM

    Blinding SENRYU(in capital written!)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/21/2013 7:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Ellie!!! Thank you so much! Are you eyes ok? ;)
  1. Date: 6/12/2013 12:10:00 AM

    You are describing a lot of Major League umpires with this senryu. Good write.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/12/2013 12:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ha! I never looked at it that way. Hilarious. Thanks, Robert!
  1. Date: 6/10/2013 1:22:00 PM

    Interesting work in this one..Thanks for the visit to my work "Timing"..Sara

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/10/2013 1:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Sara. :)
  1. Date: 6/10/2013 12:24:00 PM

    Yes...yes...and yes! Great write! Drake, I want to thank you for being so understanding and for reading my poems, though you haven't heard from me. I've been to hell recently and am not "back" yet, but your continued support is so so sweet! This was an awesome piece. You got it!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/10/2013 1:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) Thank you so much, Eileen! I do hope things get better quickly for you. I really appreciate you stopping by.
  1. Date: 6/10/2013 8:13:00 AM

    hi Drake ty for the smile love the humour Shadow x

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/10/2013 8:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there! You're quite welcome. :) Thank you for stopping by, Shadow.
  1. Date: 6/9/2013 2:26:00 PM

    - Proficient, Drake!!!! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/9/2013 10:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Why thank you, Anne Lise. :)
  1. Date: 6/9/2013 1:21:00 PM

    Drake, clever write ;) love how you ended it. Hope you are having a fab weekend! ;)

    Neels Avatar Wilma Neels Date: 6/11/2013 1:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hehe the stranger dropped by again ;)
    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/9/2013 1:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Wilma!!!! Hi stranger!! :) Thank you so much! I am! I hope you are too.
  1. Date: 6/9/2013 6:43:00 AM

    A clever write my dear friend, Drake. It's absolutely true. Thanks a lot for sharing & your precious time reading my work! Have a great weekend! love and hugs, Leonora

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/9/2013 6:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Leonora! Thank you so much for that! I hope you have a great weekend too!
  1. Date: 6/7/2013 8:46:00 AM

    It is tough to see in the midst of all that talking. It is a shame that those blowing hot air end up being the vision that so many sheep choose to follow.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    HA!!!!! SPOT ON, Richard!!!! Spot on! Nailed it, sir. Thank you so much for stopping by!
  1. Date: 6/7/2013 6:26:00 AM

    It sounds good Drake but I clearly cannot understand it put together.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 6:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ok, this is a first. 3 comments in a row that I left a poet baffled? Interesting. Have a look at my commentary to Cory below. Either way, thanks for stopping by here.
  1. Date: 6/7/2013 6:10:00 AM

    I am not sure what you are trying to say please explain further? take care and have a wonderful day cory

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 6:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Rose, no worries, nothing stupid about it. Have a look at my explanation above to Cory. I hope that breaks it down a bit more. "Selective blinks" is the key here. Thank you for coming by here, per usual.
    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 6:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ....Ok. So, "visionary", one who has much foresight & imagination for a better future. But, because the lines are stating "selective blinks", the person is choosing what to see and has a loud mouth about it when they allege to see anything. Thus, that kind of attitude is preventing the person from being anything more than a fake.
  1. Date: 6/7/2013 6:05:00 AM

    I'm sorry to say these three lines have been haunting me, read them yesterday came back today and here I am, take me out of my misery and explain them to me in lay terms, I can't connect the word visionary to loud mouth, feel free to soup mail me, it doesn't happen to often I can't leave a comment, this one has me baffled, please forgive my stupidity, X Rose

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 6:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Rose, no worries, nothing stupid about it. Have a look at my explanation above to Cory. I hope that breaks it down a bit more. "Selective blinks" is the key here. Thank you for coming by here, per usual.
  1. Date: 6/7/2013 12:50:00 AM

    It's the power of having a commanding voice (unfortunately those hypnotic voices aren't usually attached to a person who knows at all what he's talking about). I find it's typically the quiet ones who have the most to say, but just don't... nice one, Drake!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/7/2013 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes! Precisely. It's more than just a sight/voice thing. It's their pretentiousness & condescending attitude that's the issue here. Hence, "selective blinks". Many thanks, Tim! :)
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 6:42:00 PM

    you captured someone blowing a lot of hot air!!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 8:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, Andrea! Yes, pretty much. :) Thank you for stopping in here!
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 1:21:00 PM

    oooh, the great pretenders... amazing mix of word choices, drake... this is a best-seller... brilliant you!..:) huggs

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 1:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, you totally understand. ;) Thank you so much, Nette!!!! HUGE HUG!
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 11:22:00 AM

    I think those type of bigmouths i describe as pretentious ones not worth a penny.Yep big mouths speak nonsense and end in their own nonsense in theend.Do tell me if im ever mislead when reading any of your poems.You are too smart for this little mind of mine but i love working my brains :).

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 11:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are very intelligent. Don't ever sell yourself short. :) Your deduction on this is spot on. You're so awesome, Charmaine! Thank you so much!
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 10:58:00 AM

    very insightful...thanks for commenting on my poem

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 11:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Julie! Thank you so much for stopping by! :)
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 10:14:00 AM

    hmm Drake, intelligent written! thumbs up!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 10:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) Hey, Elai! Thank you so much. Your "hmm" intrigues me. Care to expand on that?
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 9:44:00 AM

    "Selective blinks" - I love that! So much truth in this short piece.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 9:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there, Heather!!! Awesome, thank you so very much! :)
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:58:00 AM

    Drake, what can I say. This is absolutely BRILLIANT!!! Love this. Thanks for stopping by my poetry, it is always appreciated. Love, Gail

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You're very welcome, Gail. And thank you, per usual, with your lovely commentary. :) I'm very grateful!
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:55:00 AM

    this one reminds me of an old saying, "Everything you are speaks so loudly, that I cannot hear what you are saying to the contrary." hugs, Catie :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    YES! LOL! Well said. :) Thank you darling!!!
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:38:00 AM

    I had to read this three times to get the analogies, but now that I get the titles connection--how true of so many so called "visionaries" . Clever !

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 6/6/2013 8:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Only 3 times? Geez, I need to try harder next time. :) I'm very glad you grasped the meaning. Thank you so much, Kim!!!!