Eila Mahima Jaipaul

Rookie (11/26/1971 / New York)

Visions In A Gray Shirt - Poem by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

on that street corner
next to the hot dog man
where the vagrant will take coin
'in any currency you got, lady'
it was two butterflies
about their own business, hovering
entwined in one another
that caught me
before you did

they fly
while men and women
with brisk strides
full of storied northern industry
pass, unaware of your look
that told me sunsets
boycott immortality for you

how you manage to strut
while sitting, I'll never know

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  • Tailor Bell (8/6/2006 11:27:00 PM)

    Fantastic style, Eila, and interesting thoughts. -Tailor B. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010

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