Seen and Unseen

There are those who believe in orbs,

the strange balls of light that show in photographs

and thought by believers to be the picture of a lost soul,

a wandering spirit or other being from beyond this world

or at least the world as we know it.

 

There are others of us

who need only stand outside a vacant house or barn

to know that in these places

remain the sense of what was, and who was there,

and what they left behind.

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About grannysu

storyteller, writer, poet, gardener, countrywoman
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2 Responses to Seen and Unseen

  1. Hildred says:

    Very perceptive, but alas, I think the balls of light in my pictures are the result of poor photography…. a lovely and touching poem, especially the reference to those vacant places that retain the presence of those who were there before..

  2. aaahhh; who knows. There is more to this old world than I can ever explain.

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