First Impressions


First impressions are important, but they don’t tell the whole story. There is much you don’t see that only comes from learning to know someone. Listening and communicating takes you to a much deeper level than first your impression. In some cases, first impressions might not draw you to a person, but after learning to know them you find there is a whole other side to them that no one sees.  These photos are the other side of the guitar I repaired and painted. Yesterday you saw only the front first impression. Here it the other side!

First impressions

What you see is not always what you get

Surface images  just one-sided perception

Seeing superficially without depth

Judging quickly from first impressions

Assuming we know the whole by a part

First slide on our screen incomplete

Browse mind’s leaves to see hidden wonders

Images of beauty depth beyond our first impressions

Jewels of wonder amazement  and knowledge


Crystals buried deep in geodes of the mind

Waiting to be cracked open and beauty revealed



Knowing first impression’s  evoke invitations to delve deeper

Wonders and knowledge beyond imagination

Not ascertained at first impression

eer_0158Guitar Painting and Photos: Dwight L. Roth