S. R. Lavin
S. R. Lavin Poems
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Crossing Lake Champlain With You
The word “Hebrew” means “those who crossed over”….
the ones who sought to be separated from
those who did not cross over…the ones
who crossed over were seeking the meaning of life.
Crossing Lake Champlain by ferry with you
on a windy, wintry afternoon is
like passing out of death into life.
This is what we were created for –-
to become the essential ingredients
of an eternal moment, when friends
make every effort to meet each other’s needs.
Paraphrasing the essential –-
“Make life your poetry, not poetry your life.”
These are words we ...
Glimpsing through the laurel and lilies
I catch sight of four women playing tennis
in the heat of a summer day.
The scene recalls to mind
that human beings
evolved from apes.
These are the first steps we take