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Jenny Clay

Fugacity 05
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A Passing Acquaintance


I saw her
at a Hanly exhibition.
I hadn't seen her
for years.
I went over and said
'Hello.'
She looked at me.
'Do I know you?'
she asked.

'Yes,' I said
and stared
at a painting
the shapes
becoming
loose
and when I
turned back
she was gone.


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Last updated 22 April, 2005