Balance (One Deep Breath)

15 Oct

Our beautiful earth
on a delicate pinpoint
If a gentle breeze
Can tip the balance askew,
Will we not miss each wingbeat?

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More Balance poems at One Deep Breath.
All content written by Liza Lee Miller unless otherwise noted.
© 2007, Liza Lee Miller. Creative Commons License

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7 Responses to “Balance (One Deep Breath)”

  1. Crafty Green Poet 16 October, 2007 at 12:46 am #

    This is wonderful.

  2. jem 16 October, 2007 at 6:31 am #

    Its not easy to write poetic about a serious issue without one killing the other. I think you’ve managed it here – the middle three lines are especially gentle but still contain all the meaning they need to.

  3. Tumblewords 16 October, 2007 at 9:11 am #

    This is beautiful! So much depth and yet said in a light and clear way!

  4. Sandy 16 October, 2007 at 12:13 pm #

    You managed it just fine, Lizalee.

  5. greggo 16 October, 2007 at 12:24 pm #

    very beautiful sentiment and tanka.

  6. jo 17 October, 2007 at 12:10 am #

    Very good indeed…….I especially like how you coined wingbeat!

  7. qualcosa di bello 18 October, 2007 at 4:59 am #

    an excellent idea…to combine the two…& very well stated, with such beauty

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