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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Green Skin

Underwater light,

a patch of sky in the west

like the mouth of a sea cave beyond reach.

I am no longer sure enough to write poems.


In this underwater chamber,

I breathe the deepness beyond certainty.

Up there is the world of people;

down here,  the weight of the oceans,

the weight of solitude.


Solitude made me drowsy today,

and I slept.

Solitude made me chaste,

made me swoon,

listening to that flute;

to these birds and frogs

calling, calling.
Calling in the half light

Cliff jumping


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