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R. Bremner

Impacts persist.

Self-portrait in a Broken Mirror by Şamil Şäydullin

They test the limits of opening doors. Unknown doors open, teaching us.
Possible windows reframe the dimensions of comprehension, as if defined by growing ideas.
Unbelievable ideas burn bushes that speak, striking the awe that approaches.
Form and context overwhelm.
Your sometimes words glide in night and glimmer in the day.
Your spectral voices reappear as bodies prospecting for tomorrow.
I gain a glance into the incalculable mathematics of incongruities.
You say you’ll help me to construct glaciers that move currents, and structures that coalesce events, spreading shards of continents, connecting mountains to the sea. And suddenly I conquer new fears and explore vistas.
Gone is the unseen. Untapped scenarios re-emerge and remind that despite all the lost, we have new worlds to discover.


About the writer:
R. Bremner has been writing of incense, peppermints, and the color of time since the 1970s.

Image: Self-portrait in a Broken Mirror by Şamil Şäydullin (1947-2021). Oil on canvas. 29.5 x 35.4 inches. 1979. By free license.

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