Saturday, 29 September 2018

a sea

a sea

the surf blazing 
annealed white in the sunshine
and hammered 
against a black anvil sky
that sneered 
‘come on take me’
but we could not climb
that stairway to heaven
when
our feet sank in the sand
and 
the wind in our eyes cried
for ‘mammy
mammy
take me home’

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