Issue 5: Independent vs. Representative Voice
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program

from HUMAN / NATURE

Stephen Ratcliffe

 
 
 
 
2.3  
 
 
yellow-orange circle of sun rising in lower right corner,   
 
upturned curve of sunlit green ridge opposite it, lines   
 
of shadows slanting down to the left across it     
 
                                                woman       
 
on phone recalling seeing Nicole Kidman at The Four Seasons,  
 
who's far more beautiful in person than in print or on film   
 
 
 
woman on table next to window looking at slide of Figure 31,   
 
close-up shot of upper torso with mole on neck, man on left   
 
wanting to "push window open"     
 
                               blinding silver line of sun   
 
reflected across blue-white plane in left foreground, green   
 
line of swell moving in against cloudless blue sky above it  
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
-> from HUMAN / NATURE 2.4  

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