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The Widow and the Kaleidoscope

Sasha Dugdale

How mirrors can make an infinite pattern
of the randomly placed how one isosceles
glows with two crystals that slide even as
I watch there is no need to turn for even
the lightest movement will perturb
the pattern translates itself around the whole
in new perfections always perfect always
fearfully falling into new associations
Taken from 'Joy'...
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