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Clipper


08.24.09 Posted in today's words by

Mark Holloway is another talented UK writer. You can see more of his work at his blog, Beachcombing for the Landlocked.
He is a skilled writer of short, visual poems. His phrasing takes the
reader from the subject’s aged vantage point straight into the memory
he inhabits.
 
Clipper
By Mark Holloway

The old man looked up through the branches of the sycamore
which by now, mid-May, was in full sail.
Just for a moment, he was a lad again, certain he
could climb the rigging.



3 Responses to “Clipper”

  1. Jean says:

    lovely!

  2. Rae says:

    I loved the image of a tree “in full sail”. Makes me want to climb the rigging, too.

  3. Sharon Poch says:

    Mark, so much expressed in so few words. Enchanting.
    Sharon

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