Alexandra

Music: Fugue in G minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Alexandra is not one, but many.
Life flows through our boundaries like a river,
Entering one while exiting another.
X-rays show one person, but there are plenty:
Ancestors mingling with unborn descendents;
Near relatives pouring through untended sluices;
Death, companion of our inner graces,
Resting momently in some friend's remnants
As she awakens to communal senses.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.





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