This one is a very old poem, probably written in 1998, that was published in February’s Eskimo Pie. Now, if that is not a real Throwback Thursday, I don’t know what is, lol. “Crossed Eyes” for your Throwback Thursday enjoyment!
A glossy photograph with eyes
scraped clean with black ballpoint.
Anger and pressure,
strokes of lines—
straight and circular—
penetrate white paper,
bringing it to the fore,
dehumanizing its former owner of its
over the smiling figure pictured next to it,