Sunday, March 2, 2008

Shanghai reflections


About this time last year it was cold in Shanghai.
As it normally is around this time of year.
The air was clear.
That is not always a given.
Few cities can compete 
with the compact gloominess 
of a fog-ridden Shanghai.
But this night it was crisp and clear.
We seldom think of the effect weather conditions have on light at night.
Dark is dark.
Or is it?

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