Eye Contact

Photo by Elena Terrone

Eye Contact

Yesterday I startled a cashier at Target.
She spends her days working machines that measure
money and spit out change —

not the change we need,
the change we get. Anyway,
I gave her my eyes

for a change. Only for a second,
but for real. The kindred loneliness in hers
drew us…

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Novelist. Poet. Musician. Buddhist. Quilter. Animal lover. Visible grownup. Hidden child. Secret dancer when all alone. Makes good bread.

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Novelist. Poet. Musician. Buddhist. Quilter. Animal lover. Visible grownup. Hidden child. Secret dancer when all alone. Makes good bread.