The transit of VenusHow can you focus with tears in your eyes?
Too many lenses spoil the vernal vision,
Hay fever, perhaps, flayed nostrils, red lids,
Or the effect of salt water from an empty conch,
Bathing the eyes after the disappearance
Of the Morning Star.
Chris Fernie, 2009
Poetry by Chris Fernie
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Written on 2009-07-13 at 20:27
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