Tiny White Dots, Simmering Fringes
I'll take the smaller chair, back a bit.
I want to absorb. Be invisible. Be.
Soft and hidden is this song. Mine,
and the song of my loved ones.
Delicate and peering, we are everywhere,
though we take the smaller chair,
or the space beneath, the space behind.
Look: we glow through, circles with centres,
adaptable, camouflaged, inserting our subtleties.
Shirley Glubka is a retired psychotherapist, the author of three poetry collections, a mixed genre collection, and two novels. The Bright Logic of Wilma Schuh (novel, Blade of Grass Press, 2017) is her latest. Shirley lives in Prospect, Maine with her spouse, Virginia Holmes. Website: http://shirleyglubka.weebly.com/ Online poetry at The Ekphrastic Review here and at 2River View here and at The Ghazal Page here and here.
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