"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." Edgar Degas

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Her Beatific Smile


Her beatific smile falls on me like rays from the sun
Warming and illuminating
Her smile is an umbrella against the rain
A coat against the cold
A counterweight to loneliness
Her smile is knowledge and its opposite:
The wisdom that there are some things I will never know