this year again we approach second nature
delicate fabric veils elaborately lift drop
rosemary mangoes white wine
mutual mirrors filter second guess our lifetime growing up
no other person can place me so outside
hurt me you all the same all the more
generous for once for now
unlike an old backlit photograph we’re translucent
like a Turner I gazed at yesterday
angel light glows from our center
orbits align slip apart
Mori Glaser has roots in Scotland and Israel. Her varied career included blogging and writing for non-profits. Now in her 70th year, her poetry and flash have appeared over the past decade in a variety of journals including Eclectica; Sky Island (Best of the Net nomination); Eunoia Review; The Ekphrastic Review; Unbroken; Between the Lines Anthology of Fairy Tales and Folklore Reimagined; The Molotov Cocktail’s Shadow Award (3rd prize).
Artwork: J. M. W. Turner, “Norham Castle, Sunrise,” ca. 1845.