Everything Sees

Everything Sees January 5, 2015


Everything is alive and everything has something to offer. In the press of daily life, we often ignore these teachers, though they’re everywhere.


Everything Sees


In the parking lot, I find

one lens from a pair of glasses.

I rub it clean; wondering

what it has seen and retained

and what the person who’s

lost it is blind to without it.


It won’t share its secrets.

Or I can’t hear them.

It just gives me my reflection.


I turn it in to the young, nice

girl at the desk. She thanks me

and as I turn the corner, I hear

her toss it in the plastic lost and

found; along with the other

refugees of wisdom.



A Question to Walk With: Tell the story of some unknown remnant or lost item and how it tried to speak to you.


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