Three Poems in Tana

1: An Old Transformation


Her body


as sea ice

lay before me


by life’s swell.

I remembered

the pull of her currents and tides,

her surging waves and deeps

And I knew

I could no longer navigate

the course

we had set

so long before

As she lay before me

still, pale, cold

I wept:

for ever



2: Lovers



she lay before me

as I looked down

seeing another flesh


that lost love

weeping for that old passion.


She held me in her arms


in that hotel room.


3: 24 Hours


In the dusk

she anointed me with love

In the night

she comforted my tears

In the dawn

she held my sorrow

In the day

she absolved my memories


◄ An Autumn Song for the Traveller

The Almost Child ►


<Deleted User> (19913)

Sun 11th Nov 2018 08:01

This is beautiful Chris

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Douglas MacGowan

Sat 10th Nov 2018 19:48

What a beautiful representation of a person in your life!

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