Mountain peaks drift
away from earthroots
shimmerveiled seasurfaces
await, indifferent to any sailing.

Shadowed islands
(as unmapped as you and I are)
wait for us to cast our tentative bodies
away from unseen ships.
Crusoe hearts
seeking shore.

– Kay Winter

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2 thoughts on “Castaway

  1. catherine says:

    “Crusoe hearts” is such a lovely and perfect phrase — it says so much with so few words

    • odhran25 says:

      Thank you! That’s what of those things that bubbles up as I write that I sit back and think – “Yeah, don’t know where you came from little phrase, but you are it!”

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