• Vol. 07
  • Chapter 04
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A woman – her hair protected in a headscarf
raincoat warm
a plastic bag in her pocketed arms

The puddle on the zebra crossing
only just recovered from a drive through
Her silhouette
exists only
as the moment passes

Flagged on the blue, red and white paving slabs
the portrait of her imagined self
flatters as the unfamiliar

A car approaches