thinking of Li Po and Du Fu while staring into a brook – a poem by Tohm Bakelas

thinking of Li Po and Du Fu while staring into a brook

tracing shadows 
i pause to gaze at my reflection— 
this mirror moves 

Tohm Bakelas is a social worker in a psychiatric hospital. He was born in New Jersey, resides there, and will die there. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, zines, and online publications. He has published 13 chapbooks. He runs Between Shadows Press

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