…Illumined Confines

Night’s neon ‘now’ passes her

Pink-painted nails over some

Times carpet, but always one

Door fully—wide—ajar, fur-

Clad ent’ring fields upon which

Bat Mobiles rush under hands

Some infant has playing with

Out Forces which only in-

’Phants provide. And, myself, I,

I enjoy’d the solo games

That others gave trodden names.

But childhood’s room belies thy…