Monthly Archives: July 2006

Night passage on the water

A tiny porch light marks the bearing. Buoy markers rim the cross-channel: I back out of the confines of the slip Into the reflections of my navigation light Turn, and head into the darkness, onto the ripples That build in … Continue reading

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Drifting at night

Stars, lights afar, the slap of the chop on the hull I drift out into the universe. Free fall. The air is cool. Birds scoop for bugs over the water Sudden phantoms veering like spooks. Weedbeds on either side Lights … Continue reading

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A day at the Honda dealership

Around me sit gleaming masks That once would have planted in me Dreams of achievement and success Although there is a little of that Still here, it has diminished in insistance Compared to my desire to sit In my screened … Continue reading

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