Lain on any places, these fish
with eyes wide open
seeing the vastness
of its surroundings, wating for their advent.
Once swimming in their abode
under the waters of uncertain bleakness,
currently displayed juxtaposed
for every men to savor their deaths.
-written last January 26, 2006 inspired by a triptych of pen & ink illustrations
entitled "At the Market" made by someone