Philip Booth


Poems of Philip Booth

1. After the Rebuilding 4/28/2005
2. Crossing 1/3/2003
3. First Lesson 1/3/2003
4. Ganglia 1/3/2003
5. Like a Woman 1/3/2003
6. Long Afternoons In Dakota 1/3/2003
7. Nightsong 1/3/2003
8. One Man's Wife 1/3/2003
9. Parting 1/3/2003
10. Passage Without Rites 1/3/2003
11. Post-Equinox Spectra 1/3/2003
12. Public Broadcast 1/3/2003

Passage Without Rites

Homing, inshore, from far off-soundings.
Night coming on. Sails barely full.
The wind,
in its dying, too light to lift us against
the long ebb.
My two fingers, light
on the tiller, try to believe I feel
the turned tide.
Hard to tell. Maybe,

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