row the boat ashore

low rolling ambitious clouds to cover 
impressions made by the
sun’s footprints, others
thirstily drink from a 
small pond of blue water,
a shirtless man 
hastily
rows a wooden boat, fears
of inclement weather
fears of drowning
fears of getting wet,
the moon is sinking; his body is
there while the event
takes place,
craters spill out moon dust, 
blustery winter on a mountain range
is blindfolded by 
the soot,
colours gray the prairie,
he cannot see from whence
he came, nor where he’s
suppose to be.

Copyright © 12/11/2013 Ð Ṝ Ƣ Ñeedle & Ŧhread®

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4 comments on “row the boat ashore

  1. This poem reminds me of life – people must swim or they’ll sink – life carries many struggles and this is a reminder regardless of the circumstances people face on a day to day basis, they cannot give up. Profound & Excellent!

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