ENOCH JOHN

Silver Star - 3,094 Points (30/07/1958 / TRINIDAD and TOBAGO)

Voyage - Poem by ENOCH JOHN

the sun peeks at me
through his yellowed gaze
his rays penetrative, downward tilted,
and making earth
an incandescent bulb.

i wonder how hulk of odysseus
on that seamless ocean might have felt,
his tired sailors
drinking salt and yellow sunlight
and peering over a bowsprit of hope
to behold some friendly haven,

these mariners,
sailing on homer's wine-dark sea,
the sight of every grain of sand,
exciting as an aphrodisiac.


Comments about Voyage by ENOCH JOHN

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (8/2/2008 11:09:00 PM)


    wonderful poem. i felt like sailing in waters
    sathhya narayana
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  • (4/9/2008 3:47:00 PM)


    Nice poem very vivid and warm Nik (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 9, 2008



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