RIC S. BASTASA


it is this poem


thunderstorm

carries a ship

relentlessly aboard

a hopeless man he confesses to be

one hopeless man

losing his sense of direction

climbs

aboard towards the roof of the ship

gazing at the horizon

i fear that he would jump

out the ship into the whirlpool

he looks at me

and i sense the same

fear

to an identical situation

upon the same


storm upon the same ship

upon the same

dark hour




somehow we change

and so here i am

writing about him



it is this poem.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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