April PAD 21: Under the Microscope


Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
– King Jesus (Matthew 7:1- 2)

You smush me between glass slides
impatient for my insides to show


you hasten to pass judgement
measuring what you think you know, and


discovering your hypothesis is a theory
you want to make fact, I’ll be here, in tact


my life moves independently, beneath your glare.
You focus your lenses away from what’s really there.

Prompt: Write an under the microscope poem


Reflections on the sermon I learned from at church today.

2 thoughts on “April PAD 21: Under the Microscope

  1. Great statement. It does seem like most of the time, the people who are looking the closest, (hoping to find something wrong) are really the most wrong about who I am. btw – is “smush” really a word? haha Gotta' love poets!

  2. “Smush” not a word, lol, but it helped you get the concept right on. There will always people to show you who you really are by assuming that you are what you are not.

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