by Joanne Marisa Leow
"the artistic discovery and representation
of the divine purpose in anything
or a force of generalisation which would
make the esthetic image a universal one,
make it outshine its proper conditions"
--- A Portrait of an Artist as
a Young Man
by James Joyce.
Why after just one morning
of being stalked
by your eyes,
do I feel as if
seeped through my pores
engulfing my senses?
In one (lucid) moment
I see with (absolute) certainty
what we can become: