Saturday, April 27, 2013

'will love hold' - after photo by poet Vladimir Lucien

Will love hold, tight-roped between tears

Certain of storm, not wanting loss


Howling to horizon’s abyss, heaving from despair?

Will love hold, memoried to casual harbours—


And we were happy for a while, and forgot

Tomorrow coming, and coordinates we couldn’t


Will love hold, when all is broken

And merciful tides of amnesia

cradle us till we wake?

(c) John Robert Lee 2013

Photo (c) Vladimir Lucien - 'Boats at Moruga, Trinidad'