Dogs 2007

REFLECTION
(1/29/07)


two suns
two shadows
flank the walker
on his journey
to the north

the river
and low trajectory
of the setting sun
the twin causes
for the double
vision

one
silhouette
stretches out
monstrously large
across the brown expanse
of dead grass

the other
floats amongst
the bare limbs
of the bordering trees
the cold winter air
adding to the clarity
of the illusion

the pedestrian
shields his eyes
and looks
to the west
hoping for warmth
from all the
abundance
of light

but the wind
sends a chill
and only the shadows
mocking his gaze
are in their
element

one above
one below
both true projections
of a soul
in search
of some
final direction