Present: not a selfie

Empty rocking chair by a window
The photographer is present in the photo, and so are you

I am present
in this photo
of an empty chair

I am still
steady and enduring
not rocking

I am the eye
that sees
an oddness, a beauty

and presents it
in a frame
to you

now you
are present
too

pic and poem by rachel mcalpine
daily prompt for Daily Post https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/present/

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