A ramshackle grace Washes over me, Like amblin’, like a lazy river Rollin’ down from distant mountains, Searching for the ocean, To set me free.
I had a dream about the ocean, Laying calm in the morning light As I stood above it On the cliffs in Southhampton. The morning sun raked the rolling tide And speckled that immense blue with white. A soft breeze touched my face And I felt certain that I could fly. And so I flew… Read More Poem of the Day 5/26/20- A Dream of the Ocean
The space between us grows As if we are all drift, Set alone on our on rafts Carried apart by different winds and different tides. Now only the ocean and the sky can be seen- Blue and empty. And fear the ocean for its emptiness And fear drifting too close. In the sky above, the… Read More Poem of the Day 3/27/20 – Distance
Just before the dawn, House lights reflect on the harbor The sky’s dark mirror
A waxing crescent- The Moon- pale orange glistens above the dark water where our crab traps sink beneath the surface, down, down under the surface just to be hauled back up again, dredging up passengers from another world A place removed; that knows little of the light of that slim crescent But is still pulled… Read More Poem of the Day #9- 6/27/17