Undreamably white sand
Slides into the blue sheets
Of sea that change and change
But you can never see when,
Or tell that they hide
A quarry of red-gold stars
And coral pathways to the ocean’s bed.
Fish like mirrors reflect each other
Endlessly shoaling, coming and […]
Make jungles in hourglass urns
That smell of pigeon water
And rain with grey lichen
Lining their hips in inky colonies.
Blue dragonflies arrive
Around the golden pond
With lily leaves in the middle
And grasses at the rocky edge:
The sound of water falling
shining on rooftops,
lying along pavements
like blankets of smiles.
breaking through treetops
like the shimmering fingers
of God’s only child.
each child with a snowball
rolled in their hand,
armies of laughter conquer the land.
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