POETRY: Ebb and Flow

serene-ocean-and-vast-horizon-under-cloudy-skyWith my tugboat man so far away somewhere in the vast, vast ocean, I’ve been reading a publication my son sent to the tugboat man as a birthday gift.

Lapham’s Quarterly / Volume VI / Number 3 / Summer 2013

Title: Sea Change
“Standing on shore, we struggle to understand its fury; Lewis Lapham explores the mystery and power of the sea.”

It’s a lovely publication; a compilation of sea stories, excerpts, and poems from Homer to Melville to Marquez to Conrad.

I discovered the beauty of this poem and yeah, I’m missing that big tugboat guy just a bit.

Ebb and Flow

 

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8 thoughts on “POETRY: Ebb and Flow

  1. Way back when I was in school…I love all things to do with English classes. How to write, proper grammar and usage, literature, etc. Loved it. All except for poetry. Poetry was the nail in the bottom of my shoe that tripped me up every single time. For that reason, I’m glad there are people like you who love and appreciate it, and make it easier for people like me. 🙂

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