Shining Together (b) 1996 2004


     Shining Together

They read to each other:

The weather cues; music reviews;

They talk about distorted news,

Corruption, power;

Hour by hour ‘together’:

Birds will flock if they’re one feather.


That said, when there is bias,

Sounding pious,

Stores of stories,

Youth-days’ glories,

Traffic fury, potpourri

Of family fetes

Where the same member dominates,

Starts fights or cries –

Then rubbing feet watching TV,

Each at one end of the settee


The day that’s been a long one.


Shining Together 96.10.11 re-written 04.12.11Love Relationships;

Arlene Corwin



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