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In the Search

05.27.20 Posted in today's words by

Molly Frederick’s most recent poem to appear here was “River Scene” (April 2020).

In the Search
By Molly Frederick

I’m seeking the place of clear thinking,
And sometimes it can be found.
Yet—tumbled like the crenelated,
and-lined-with-pearl pale seashell—
it can so easily be lost again, into
the over-turning, under-churning
turbulence of ocean waves.
Wading in deeper, I scan the sky,
observe the widths of sea,
almost certain I will find it again.
For, having found it once,
surely . . .

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