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Poems

FRAGILE
If they take a rock
And crack open the
Top of your skull
Like a boiled egg,
They will be well
frighted by the flood
Of colour and life
That will pour down!
And light pours down too,
Like ideas; and halfway between
Is a sliver of glass
Which divides and filters.
Mirrors, sometime prisms, cooked
In the crucible kitchen. Crisp.
[People shouldn't throw stones At those who live in glass houses.]

About the author
Keith Pearson is a poet, theatre director, writer, and a long time thespian in Kenya. He works at the International School of Kenya.

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