Shut in

From the outside,
a look through my window would show
a room
deeply darkened to a purpose.
A face
faintly strobe-lit in glints of grey.

There are melodies that I can’t hear,
and beauty that I can’t see.

Don’t mind the puerile smile.
It is there to a purpose, too.

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Image credit: Man Portrait Darkness – Free photo on Pixabay

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