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Aimless Float

Rating: 5.0

The raft gazes longingly at the pier
Despite desires to drift away from fear

That tether dangling within that bleak bay
Reflects the discontent that shifts his sway

Constantly rocked by belligerent wake
Those bowed planks bob with sorrow in that lake

For once he dug into the fertile land

Diligence hoping he’d avoid quicksand
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Rachel Butler 06 November 2009

'What has become of his simpler life' Rachel Ann Butler

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Colin J... 13 August 2009

A solid, beautiful poem of a tree that became a raft... Severed from its companions... Only able to look at them waving in the breeze... wonderful... Colin J...

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