First to Come Ashore (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 27 May 2019 in Art, Poems

    First to Come Ashore   Betrayal and surprise are reasonable things Now we live on Ocean in floating boils of aluminum Open hatch, rope in on Drop Days inflatable rings Netted centers packed, and water Better to wash with and drink (outside stuff desalinated, never wholly uncontaminated) Crackers and raisins in tight six-day […]