Saturday, 22 January 2011

The Last Tide

The docks,cold in the northern wind.
I look out to sea,a lone fishing boat
returns to the quay.
Surrounded by a flock of squabbling gulls
like excited children
waiting for a party.

They swoop and soar
dive and dart
like victorious warriors after spoil.
A feast for free.

So many copy their style
in a world of "I want" and "I deserve".
Taking the plunder,wolf-like,ravenous.

What is left,what remains is injustice
and despair.A desperation that binds itself
to the culture,inseparable untill
the fabric b r e a k s and
the last remnant of hope
leaves on  the final tide.

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