Optical Illlusion

my curves have been

morphing into hard lines

with sharp edges

my inner terrain becoming an Escher drawing

stairways going nowhere

no sense of up, of down

utterly disorienting

but always an ominous sense

that there is a hidden truth

all these optical illusions are diverting

my eyes from


© 2017 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All rights Reserved

Escher image is from the North Carolina Museum of Art



      1. I find it an interesting way to pass the time, especially with the amount of quality poems you produce. And you may find that having new perspectives on these mirrors of the past lessens the pain and bring you a more positive approach in life.

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