Summer 1991 • Vol. XIII No. 3 PoetryJuly 1, 1991 |

Formal Concerns

The half-known and faceted fragments cohere: The room's tangent planes, a retreat of green, A lamp against the shade's disarray, Plum tree and marsh. The window charts Reflection, recesses, and speculation, A layering of layers. A lens creating Distortion, a bending and realignment. He sees himself in the glass, insolid, Outside the history of charity,Part of a shallow depth, a wash, a poverty, Part of what it holds and, in holding, changes.

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