Footprints …

I followed footprints in the sand

that, like my own, the sea would soon erase

and took comfort from this allegory of life;

the imprints of our days that so soon will leave no trace …

yet other eyes will see

on a day as clear as this, beneath the arc of sky,

this great ocean wide:

and hear it murmuring,

and feel the salt-spray on their lips ..

that wind-borne kiss of the approaching tide …

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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