Not to be Reproduced, 1937 by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte.
The Mag has the above painting as a prompt.
I took a light-hearted route:
I met a man the other day,
As strange as strange could be.
It didn’t matter where I stood,
He had his back to me.
Clearly, he was avoiding me.
So good was this evasive trick
That he was in every way
As engaging as a brick.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2013