Woman at the Window
The sunlight broke the silence of the glass
To serenade the silhouette within.
That time of day when swallowed doubts slip in
Like uninvited guests,
She gazes out the window
After buttoning her dress,
Reminded of the failures of her past.
Copyright © 1997-2018 by Benjamin Toney. All rights reserved.
Image credit: Woman at the Window by Jozef Israëls | Hamburger Kunsthalle Museum
Copyright © Benjamin Toney | Year Posted 2018
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