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June 2005, vol 1 no 1

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Adelaide B. Shaw, USA

Winter

The house in darkness. I watch thick flakes, descending slowly. They seem suspended as if in a viscous liquid. Bushes assume a rounded shape; fences appear to sink into the ground. A deep quiet, without and within. Even the mechanical voices of the appliances, subdued and still. I stand transfixed.

falling snow-
between dusk and darkness
there is no time

 


 

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