A paper thought for a paper man,
He makes a paper crane and puts it on the lake;
Makes a paper crown, and puts it on his head.
The reflection in the water shows him his face,
He looks and sees the crinkles the ripples make;
Touches his crown, bows his head.
A paper illusion for a paper man.
The Paper Man © Michal Rotko
Photo by Rebecca Freeman on Unsplash