I believe I rolled over
In my sleep last night
And before I could hear your footsteps
Descend on a fresh dawn of this month
Of October, you had already
Sealed and locked
The door behind you
The procession of stars
That recedes into the ever growing
Brightness of the Western sky.
– Juan-Paolo Perre
photo credit: Toni Frissell, Woman Floating in the Water at Weeki Wachee Spring – Florida, 1947.