March 1, 2013

Ode to Great Big Sea

Newfoundland folk song
saws me open
I am the old woman
on the shore
face raw with hoping
long after the others have left
she batters the wind
with her fists
begging the dark sea
for mercy
to change its mind
and return
her only son.


Add your comment

Take my 3-week e-course and fall in love with your life. watch the video to learn more.