by Michael Dylan Welch and Olivier Schopfer
First published in Presence #63, March 2019, page 64 (photo below). This rengay is also included in my “City Rengay” trifold, available for viewing or download. Originally written via email in November and December of 2018.
sparkling swans . . .
wisps of spray
from the Jet d’Eau Michael
shining in the rain
the Vieille Ville’s cobblestones Olivier
the shadows of flags
at the Palais des Nations . . .
pond ripples Michael
rivers Rhône and Arve
my friend’s grave
wet with Mont Salève snowmelt Michael
Lake Geneva dotted with
brightly colored sails Olivier