River (part vi)

brisbane_river

[two fragments]

*

in your rejection of flight
you pinned the sky’s
legs to the bed

*

salt settles into the wound:
a quiet moment before
the sharks begin
to circle

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2 responses to “River (part vi)

  1. oh heck..the circling shark gave me shivers…also the rejection of wings..really tightly penned graham

  2. misswoodhouse

    Love it–loving each of these, but especially this one.

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