How to Become Invisible

Be silent, still, and stay away from sky.
Play the edge of time—the two-faced twilight,
the quick and cunning light of dawn and dusk.
Play the edge of space—the hedges, woods.
Like the mystical deer—paused, alert—
move between the trees to become one of them.

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Sheryl Loeffler is a Canadian writer and musician. Her poetry has been published in literary magazines in Canada, the USA, the UK, Austria, and Japan. In 2005, she moved to the Mediterranean island of Malta, returning to Canada in 2006. In May 2014, A Land in the Storytelling Sea, her book of poems, prose poems, and photographs born in and about Malta, was published by FARAXA Publishing, Rabat, Malta. She was elected to membership in the League of Canadian Poets in 2015.She was resident at the colony for two months in 2017. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2019.

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