September 23rd, 2011

fly, look up

Poetry Friday: To a Seabird by William Watson

Fain would I have thee barter fates with me,-
Lone loiterer where the shells like jewels be,
Hung on the fringe and frayed hem of the sea.
But no,-'t were cruel, wild-wing’d Bliss! to thee.

- To a Seabird by William Watson

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