Phantom (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 25 Oct 2017 in Art, Poems

    Phantom   Here the river loses its bottle-glass translucence Before the shallows are disturbed Crook-legged insects skim like kites and chittering birds Paired in low flight dip and vault Wheeling from sight above the bankside’s wrinkled tension Water flows And parts, billowing mud with each thrust of the salvage man’s pole Farther out, […]