path to unrequited
reaching for your palm of fingers
pulled to my aura, mouth to mouth,
trying to speak a
one word sentence,
my pulse portends the dissidence
of your giving-in
creating the magic of affection,
truth be damned.
Poem ©2011 R. Burnett Baker
Photo taken by R. Baker at Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Glass sculpture titled "Atlantica", 1938/39 created by Sidney Waugh (1904-1963)
Atlantica is a 300 pound sculpture created for the 1939 New York World's Fair.