.a dress.

wanted to show
the photo of the
yellow star pressed
with the steam iron
ready to be pinned
on her dress, labelled


the dress is finished
clean, white, pressed.
the star is finished
pressed, to be pinned

rusty pin.

who is this?

worried over news

a while gathered back the warp,
the weft

slowly he flew

before us

we watched him prepare

carefully, smiling.

then he rose and flew

before me