Inge Meldgaard

The Gift

Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a s…






Whereas today my sight was blurred,
Tomorrow,
As I gaze through clear windows,
I will see my own face in the darkness.

Yours will not be there.
Instead,
As I gaze through the darkening glass,
I will see only my own image reflected.

As it should have been from the first.

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