Wednesday, February 14, 2007

shadows, Valentine, legs

In the shadows under a holly bush a blackbird hops and looks at me but does not fly away.

Two girls cross the park with red heart shaped gas balloons. A tall, tough looking man in jeans and a black jacket strides in the opposite direction , in one hand the strings of a mauve, paper bag contain an arrangement of bright red and orange flowers.

A leg-less woman rises from the floor in a window display in Hoopers department store. She wears a blouse and a cardigan. In front of her, wrapped in a length of cloth, are her legs. A male manekin stares in front of him unconcerned

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