A poem for tonight – longing for light, flow, cycles of life
Wilderness and Nature

A poem for tonight – longing for light, flow, cycles of life

Riverbed Through the salt mouth of the river They come past the dangling mesh of gillnets And the purse-mouthed seines, past the fisherman’s last strands By quarter-light where the beheaded herring Spiral against the tide, seeing the shadowy others Hold still, then slash, then rise to the surface, racked And disappearing—now deepening slowly In the … Continue reading