elysium

elysium
te naupata
january 2017

Elysium
Motukorea as it appears from Te Naupata, Musick Point. Was a blue day…

that island
we’ve yet to
make it to
not on any
ferry’s path
we make it
alone to gather
there like
oyster catchers
its slopes smooth
as clay on a potter’s
wheel lifted and
drawn up to the
peak of a dry lawn
volcanic cone
the trees are
darknesses
of strife
we have still
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