Poem by Charles Pierre: Sloop

By Bob Bowné at Sandy Hook. Special to Blogfinger.  ©

 

Sloop

By Charles Pierre

 

 

He trims

mainsail and jib

in a stiff headwind,

 

straining toward

the ocean’s horizon

with concussive thrusts

 

through deep

trenches of brine

and jagged whitecaps.

 

 

Lund Korallerna Swedish Girls Choir. “Sankta Lucia”