Twice Removed




Today the sky

is one removed

from second-hand


the space

of window-door

is boarded up


the new skylight


a mottled blue white


ceiling. And we

sealed off

held captive


to constructor’s





Malcolm Evison

30 March 2016

an illustrated version of this poem has been posted at


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