The 4th Dimension MAG

June 17, 2010
By Nora Sternlof SILVER, New London, Connecticut
Nora Sternlof SILVER, New London, Connecticut
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the fourth dimension of sunglasses
was where I spent my summer.
I sheathed myself with sunglasses
bought from a side street stand
and in them I blinked like a scientist
introduced to a new element.
the world was something else
behind these gaping glasses
blues were flattened
greens were whetted and so on the beach
I looked for gray that human color
and found it in your eyes
which were unguarded.
I slipped my sunglasses down my nose
like a librarian to make you laugh and notice
and so I cleaved the world in two
by the thin tortoise shell margin
of my frames.
you could nearly be a dream
when I watched you in the shadow world
that protected me from things
that were too bright.



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on Nov. 20 2011 at 12:53 pm
Myrtle25 BRONZE, New York, New York
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interesting topic and amazing word choice!

Hannibal GOLD said...
on Jul. 22 2010 at 8:45 am
Hannibal GOLD, Chelsea, Michigan
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this was amazing :) i loved when you described the colors you see behind the glasses




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