7 August 2013
So I’ve aged. The stars are still
too high and far too sweet.
I’ve bloodied my knuckles trying
to climb up to them, fractious reminders.
Turn them out. Keep them safe
in a velvet-lined box.
—Melanie Rehak, from “Self-Portrait as the Liberal Arts” via TheParisReview
Photography John Coplans
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