Treasure Island

Ananta Madhavan


Fish-eye Lens


The fish-eye lens,
All-seeing solitaire,
Cyclops-gathering
In oval arenas,
A hemisphere within
rotundity's embrace,
Smothering the edges,
Distending all but him,
Who saves his own proportion,
By watching through this lens.

Submitted: Thursday, February 06, 2014

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1969, imagining a cosmic CCTV, perhaps.

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