This poem is taken from Stand 222, 17(2) May - June 2019.

Reiss McGuinness Poem
Arranging a Meeting With a Long-Term Enemy

When he rings the bell, I twist the venetian blinds open.
He waves to me from the outside. I twist the blinds shut,
then open them, repeat this at such a speed I make a stop-motion animation
out of him waving his arms up and down.
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