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Eyes

Expectations

Expectations

What you thought was, wasn’t.
What you think is, isn’t.
It’s like putting out
a new idea, but the last
words won’t come
and your listener
completes it for you.
Yes, Yes, you exclaim.
Until you arrive you can’t know
the “that’s it,” and perhaps

Decency

Decency

Just now, recalling
as best I can,
people who have
faces for decency.
It’s not innocence,
for example, that
brings that quality
out of their skin
and settles in
their eyes, but