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Saturday, May 12, 2007

imaginary exit

In a cafe'
I sat tired and the sun
melting my eyes,
although arabesque coffee desperately kept me awake,
I took my glasses off
a school bus passed by
the window
and the 'emergency exit'
written on its body
for some reason
read as 'imaginary exit'.


  • I like the idea of an 'imaginary exit'. I have also experienced this misreading of words in states where I am tired or dreamy. An imaginary exit makes me think both of being trapped and also dreaming of something different--a way out (even if only on the mind/spirit). I also like the overlay of emergency and imaginary...

    By Blogger ayasha, at 3:06 am, May 12, 2007  

  • thanks Ayasha
    i agree with you.
    it is amazing how our minds can go to different directions when we are tired and all dreamy!

    By Blogger Dayna, at 8:41 am, May 12, 2007  

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