Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Days: Edward C. Smith

Edward C. Smith

He had been thrashing for so long
that when the divorce came, like a ship,
he had no strength to hail it
but watched it pass, and bobbed
in its wake.

2 comments:

ram4hire said...

Trauma and associated psychic numbing. It may not necessarily be a bad thing.

Patricia Markert said...

Wonderful poem.