top of page
Search
  • Jessica Lee McMillan

Proven Objects


Image by Andrea Kirby on Flickr

At the flea market the blocks of clay we bought instead of the latest toys carved our imaginations to a polish in our hands


In second hand clothes, we discovered proven objects in boxes softening to felt with shiny knick knacks mounting a gleam of second life


We had a mirror shaped by clamorous blade for my vanity drawers with tongue-in-groove joints like fingers interlinked


How the joinery could craft the mind, knit a sensory net when fingers traced the scalloped edge


Memories are a twice-lived mirror cut from a generation that only knows real under the lens of the hands


 

Jessica Lee McMillan ©

Published in Blank Spaces Magazine, December 2021

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page