Gary C. Gibson
Gary Clifford Gibson has written poetry since 1971. Originally from Washington State he has lived in Alaska and traveled throughout the United States in various occupational activities supporting interests in learning and writing.
An alumnus of the University of Alaska and of Excelsior College (N.Y.) , Gary has published twenty books including four of poetry. more »
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A Portland Canal Fogbank
From the islands gathered like lambs in the shelter of the wind
the water ripples with a million concave mirrors for time
seeming like the breath of the dawn
laps on the aluminum hull brought down round Cape Fox
the night before; past the gold cross facing the orient
marking the spot where the fisherman had drowned
kelp rising to the surface a friendly, tenacious life holding fast
the sweet smell of cool salt water and fish beyond day...
Walking until the land has no more promise
the sea becomes the place of hope to stroll
many hours more to go rowing to Port ...