welcome

welcome
for my parents

Putiki_Bay

had not thought
here you would
welcome me
as one, you
who were the
sun are shadow
now from it,
refreshing me
seated on the
sea wall looking
into the bark of
the pohutukawa
cracked into its
jointed flow,
a run of ants
down a dry
river bed, the
more you look
the deeper it
seams and
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one day

one day

Bahe
Close to home in Beijing, the Bahe river

one day i shall
leave all this
the kitchen
and the rivers
the room of
the heart
with its
bright rain
earthquakes
sky of a sun
under blue

one day
i shall be lost
amongst the
rains the
cold from
the clouds
shall be broken
through with
the wind
like
a
sheet of
newspaper
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