acres of sage green carpet
          unrippled
reservoir of tranquil air

nothing vibrating my cilia
just still empty space
… and many hours to luxuriate

in solitude

© Gina Mercer 2008

Peter Macrow,
Tasmanian Times Poetry Editor.
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Gina Mercer

the utterly empty house
no dog, child, budgie, salamander, man or fern
i am alone