breathing

breathing
4,5 may 2013
bucklands beach

tides
Fuller than this will wash across the esplanade…. a Big Cat just-in-time snap

the sea
like this
‘full tide’ it’s said
breathing in more
than your chest
can hold can only
let go the
sterns swinging
out and round
in the pull
downstream
shell lifted
in line
in bending
of the water
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at anchor

at anchor
to Jack Le Baige

Esmeralda

a ship to make you glad
furled sails on the spars
rope ladders bowsprit
pointed into that view
that opens like a join
of islands a coral sea
of pinkened
tumbled
cloud
people stopped
along that seaside
drive looking at
a ship to make you glad
across time to a time
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