Despite his inability 

To gain some credibility 

The one eyed man became king of the blind 

His throne was made of solid gold 

All marveled at the stories told 

He painted little pictures in the mind 


He would speak of the sun

How fast cheetahs could run 

How the fluffy dark clouds brought the rains 

Twinkling stars in the night 

An eagle in full flight 

Soars majestically over the plains 


As is usually the case 

Laws were put into place 

Paradise not enough on it's own 

His intention and goal

Was to somehow control 

Those still willing to stand all alone 


A challenger both brash and loud

With vision standing tall and proud 

Had seen the chains and offered up some keys 


Confidently he's setting his sights on this man

Talent hits all the targets that no one else can 


GENIUS hits those that no one else sees


  • Author: peto (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 2nd, 2023 00:12
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • LIZ

    I love this quote "Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see."--you can have talent and do well...and achieve things others may not be able to; but being genius/intelligent helps us reach for things within our imagination others can't even see. Had me thinking hard this morning! Thank you!

    • peto

      Great comment
      Thanks LIZ
      You can see clearly

    • 2781

      Genius, we must believe.

      • peto

        Keeping the faith
        Thank you very much

      • Christina8

        ""Talent hits all the target that no one else can Genius hit those that no one else sees" I think your poems are genius! This one was a thinker! As always, fantastic job, Stevie!

        • peto

          Thank you Christina
          Another humbling comment
          Can't thank you enough for such support
          Always grateful

        • hzugman

          Very well written!

          • peto

            Thank you sir
            Very much appreciated

          • Introverted Sage

            This is such a Genius write!
            And the etymology of the word.. with a reference to an inborn, tutelary or guardian spirit.. 'that no one else sees' . Like a bird's eye view... So many ways this takes my mind! Thanks for sharing

            • peto

              Thank you sage
              Summed up beautifully
              Very kind

            • lenore_inNeverland

              We can see a Genius penning the words for the other geniuses of the world!
              Amazing peto!

              • peto

                Hey Rilla
                You are too kind
                I really appreciate you reading and commenting
                Many thanks

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