Bio Note: I am a professional pianist and vocal accompanist. I have a master's degree in accompanying from the Eastman School of Music. I enjoy writing poems about my experiences traveling and hiking.
As I type, sunlight touches my fingers Through the window, Reddish from the summer smoke. I imagine melting into it, Yellow, orange, shapeless, still, No more fear or judgment, No one answerless, Alone. An artificial light appears Asking for attention. I am looking at it and the sun Reflected in its digital clock. When I finish reading what it says, I blow my questions on the windowpane. What is happening to us? Nobody will answer, Not even the screen in my hand Reflecting orange light.
©2021 Maggie Hinchliffe
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