Monday, October 14, 2013

Day 14, OctPoWriMo 2013: Discovery

Today’s theme was silence, reflected in the exercise, which asked us to sit in silence and stare at an immovable object for five minutes. Then write all the things that the silence and the staring stirred. I observed a mask made of stone, feathers, bone, and wood.


through which we see to the other side
like leaked scenes in a Chinese garden
Our focus narrowed
zeroed in on one thing

in the eyes of someone else
someone you love or
someone you hate or
someone whom you know not

Peering at and through another’s eyes
to her self
To discover the thing
That makes you sisters