Poesia n*8

And I’m turning
To the horoscope
And looking
For the funnies

When I’m feeling
Someone watching me
And so
I raise my head

There’s a woman
On the outside
Looking inside
Does she see me?

No she does not
Really see me
Cause she sees
Her own reflection

And I’m trying
Not to notice
That she’s hitching
Up her skirt

And while she’s
Straightening her stockings
Her hair
Has gotten wet

 

(Suzanne Vega, Tom’s Diner)

Credits: Julia Peirone http://www.poshposh.cn/en/index.php/news/10/244.html

 

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