COLVILLE SUITE FOR MIXED VOICES
My dear, I could divide my house, give you half of it
but what good would that do?
I would toss, sleepless, and so would you.
And we would neither
of us, strive as we might, discover all that she sees
nor the man behind her,
whose faces are hidden forever
by their creator.
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Vivian Lewin lives in Montreal. She taught quilting, worked for hire in communications, and studied English literature at Oberlin College (AB, hon.) and creative writing in Florida (MFA). Her poems have surfaced in Ariel, the Fiddlehead Review, Field, and Matrix (among others). She is a licensed Anglican Lay Reader and spiritual director, and volunteers in a healing ministry.
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