An annual rumination.
allowing doubt, and frustration
to hold sway.
never spoke loudly enough to register.
I wouldn’t see
the complete picture.
(To this day, I see only the frame
and an outline or two.)
Because I don’t like the ocean,
I avoided dipping my feet into high tide.
The moon must have sensed
despite the rising seas,
the tides have receded.
So now the beach is deserted.
the river is calling…
(6 April 2021)
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