At the shopping mall the gleaming signs invite every human appetite.   Just Jeans and Gloria Jeans; Burger King  and Donut King—   nameless humans fill the echoing spaces  until their faces   begin to seem familiar to one who reads;  among the leads   and cables and computer accessories  George Seferis   stands patiently in line at JB Hi Fi;  and just nearby   the unmistakable features of James Joyce  in Farmer’s Choice   can be glimpsed among the stacked, looming shelves.  It is not their selves,   of course, that drift about like bubbles,  but living doubles  …

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