Vox Populi

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Peter Schireson: Hinge

We hold her X-ray 

up to the light—

mutinous spots, 

resilient, precise.

Below the house, 

late angled light 

lights the dark lake

and the bald fall trees, 

as if to answer light 

with light.

Copyright 2019 Peter Schireson

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