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by Peter Humphreys

sunlight
slants through
curtains
shaping shadows
on wall
brick lines

she sits
reflectively
across the
table from
me

her head
to one side
her face
preoccupied

men come
and go
she stays

hands small
eyes gentle

I wonder

05/27/2006

Posted on 05/27/2006
Copyright © 2021 Peter Humphreys

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Christel Crews on 05/31/06 at 05:54 AM

and you make the reader wonder with you.. i just love people watching.. it can be so eye-opening to one's own soul.. a beautiful, well written piece

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