This poem is often compared with “Mirror”
Author: Mark McWatt (1947 – )
He left Guyana for Canada where he pursued both an undergraduate and MA in English. he enrolled at the University of Leeds to do a
Ph.D in English. His collections of poetry include, Interiors (1989) and The Language of El Dorado (1994). His collection of short
stories is entitled, Suspended Sentences: Fictions of Atonement (2005).