Sign posted in the window reads "Gone window
Meditation usually amounts to afterthought.
Now and at the time of our depth,
perception, triumph starts absorbing
All new lanterns have ethnicity,
and back bends replenish
mirror images galore.
in short supply
into people like ourselves.
Is there any reason for continuing
once bookmarks have been shuffled
via legacy implanted?
Saints for decades have said yes
when they intended to say no.
Meanwhile, present tense is overrated,
under heated, under service
warranty, with checks incoming
and alarm outgoing,
underneath presumptive surplus
of untidy amenities.
We learn best while shutting up.
Sheila E. Murphy