Is a poem. The man is saying It was a day
I could…
his eyes are a little desperate
I think he is a Roman god or an Immortal
Simply for his humanity and the way
things shape up….

Orator of  silent soundbytes, metonymy
Is sidelong, glances off The Public
A man alone
existing for a monitor
Somewhere . I hope he’s real.
It’s real….

What are we all above our 15 minutes?
Stardust, melancholy and ghost-fuel?
The realm of identifying and caring
In a specific sense,
For a face I do not know.

Veronica Aldous All Rights Reserved 2015



About Veronica Aldous

Writer and artist, Veronica is a lecturer is Fine Art and Creative Writing. Her first book of poems, 'Moon Cinema' is now available on Now there is also 'Mortal' her second book.
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2 Responses to Subtitles

  1. Pingback: Subtitles | Veronica Aldous – Poetry

  2. Bart Wolffe says:

    So good! Makes me appreciate our human frailty all the more.


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