Monday, January 6, 2014



you ought to keep from staring –
this is not
your image, not
yourself, of whom you beg no
imploring not to
stop, to stop

tissue-petals, paper white
you have not
nor may you hold –
face averted, scent enclosed
in longing taken, lost
snow light

©2005 Ravenna Taylor

All photos: ©2014 Ravenna Taylor