Sea Glass 12/30

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A romantic anthology –
its tobacco miasma

The spine’s slight curve
Pages warped by spillage

A naked woman does her hair
I incline to the paper

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Note:

The New Penguin Anthology of Romantic Poetry has this painting on the cover. I thought she was doing her hair. She’s looking down, in the dark, at the sand. The moon rises, a planet’s ghost on the horizon.

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