Carin Perron: Poems & Prose

Through Shining Glass:
5. Afterimage

-- but all this bores you

you prefer to float absurd and lyrical
in the redness of some sunlit tent, some
bizarre decade where time and space are mere
phenomena in which you have no interest...I succumb,

               and watch you stopping on a London street, ignoring
morning rain to watch a man arranging objects
all alone behind a window...then he beckons,
and together you put all things into place
by pantomime through shining glass --

© 1981, Carin Perron

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