Lucille Lang Day’s Comments

For me, these three poems are about the interplay of illusion and reality. For many reasons, we might be induced—or seduced—to believe in something imagined or to see things differently from the way they really are. This can be a source of pleasure, annoyance, confusion, or even awe. These poems explore some of my own encounters with illusion in art and misrepresentation of situations in daily life.

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