Winking Glass: Museum Selfie at Rochester Memorial Art Gallery Poet Walk by Margaret | Jan 21, 2015 | Outings | 2 comments Nutmeg Designs Museum Selfie: Winking Glass at Poets Walk, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Related 2 Comments Nona on January 21, 2015 at 11:48 pm I feel like I should ask what a winking glass is! Reply Margaret on June 3, 2015 at 6:55 pm A good question! I looked it up and it’s from a poem by Joyce Carol Oates: Excerpt Nostalgia Rural District School #7, Ransomville, New York Crumbling stone steps of the old schoolhouse Boarded-up windows shards of winking glass Built 1898, numerals faint in stone as shadow Through a window, obedient rows of desks mute Only a droning of hornets beneath the eaves, the cries of red-winged blackbirds by the creek Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.