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Monday's Poem

© 2011 Karyn Eisler

Karyn Eisler is a writer, cross-disciplinary artist, sociologist, and faculty member at Langara College, Vancouver, Canada. Visit her at Her blog about the Monday's Poem process is here.

rudas bath, budapest

under domed cupola, water
fervid—38 degrees

rebirthing vessel; womb

a place to die a
thousand deaths while
bathed in muted stained-glass
light in shades of

yellow blue and green

a portal to a zone where
s(k)ins are shed
alongside neighbours
lost in steam