Scrittura
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Scrittura

remembering my father’s 84th birthday

Poem

Photo by Inera Isovic on Unsplash

low tide
i used to scamp on these rocks,
not ten years ago! and now
they scare me — i’m one
broken leg from
catastrophe

but the temptation is as
powerful as the ocean
as peacemaking as
crushing as gravity
as persistent

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