Poem #5

Boy on the rock

You spider up the side

damp curls, prehensile toes

‘look at me!’


I’m looking my dear, my lost brother

I look and you are gone

taking the family jokes

taking my childhood name

taking the twoness of summer days


Ebb tide — the rock shines

My brother, where are you?




Categories: postcard poems, scenery | Tags: , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Poem #5

  1. Betty Mulligan Frezon

    Naomi this is a beautiful piece. I love you.

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