#109 Matins

109-matins

#109 Matins
2006 – 12 x 18 edition of 28 – $350















Matins
I sit on the wooden bench
above the bay
the way someone
somewhere else
sits in a pew.

The waters whisper
in the mother tongue.

I read poetry
the way someone
somewhere else
reads scripture.

Letting the book fall open
where it may,
seeking some shard of light,
enough to see by.