Wonder

Wonder short poem

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Though a trillion coloured droplets just refract to cause an arc
And though atmospheric pressure can explain Aurora’s spark
And the moon and sun’s alignment can account for sudden dark
Still you wonder…..

While a flock of birds’ formation is just clever ebb and flow
And their epic navigation is pure habit, don’t you know?
Scientific explanation can account for where they go
Still you wonder…..

Oh a butterfly’s perfection is mere camouflage, we hear
And a baby’s soft complexion just ensures its mother’s care
And the human heart’s affection is electrical, that’s clear
Still you wonder…..

If we really are just carbon, why the need for poetry?
Why does music spur our hearts on, lift our senses joyfully?
Why the laughter and the heartache if it’s all just chemistry?
Makes you wonder

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I can't remember when I didn't write poems but as I've got older, I find they spill into my head, often at inconvenient times of the morning! I use to write them on my way to work, hence the title of my blog, but now I've given up to go trekking around in a campervan with my husband. Plenty of time to reflect on the world, though I don't claim to understand it any better....
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