Joyce Rugg

(2/21/1996- / olean new york)

Missed Signals


Ships, passing in the night,
unheard, unseen, drifting
Alike, yet opposite
unknown until they collide

with the wrenching of wood,
They meet, each battering,
giants bent on vengeance
Though broken, neither falls

Finally, the waters calm
and wreckage lines the shore
Rebuild and play again,
a game of hit-and-miss

Submitted: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
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