I can not tell if it is inviting me in

or tempting me out. Like a gent

with sweeping arm of courteous

wave it says “after you”.

The candour of clarity, expected

when shut is now replaced by

furtive angle and penny peep

show glimpses of a reflected


Both kind cooling breeze and

icy blast steal the opportune gap,

relishing a new space to play their

want. While mocking light has no

preference, open or shut, fearing

only drape or blind.

With hand on glass I look……….??

2 thoughts on “AN OPEN WINDOW

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