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Mending Nets

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Mending Nets

Dockworkers on strike, the ocean gray
and choppy. Wind whips the rigging 
of a sailing ship with its weathered hag – 
figurehead once lovely in a gentler
age. What Time weaves of us. A line 

from memory flits to places farther 
inland, when you were younger, every-
thing graced with light: the rain, 
the chickweed, and the burdock leaf. 
Tomorrow, another ship comes in.

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  1. Date: 2/26/2010 9:32:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us I enjoyed reading it today. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with inspiration Taylor. Love, Carol