Marcus McKinley

Rookie - 152 Points (EARTH)

Adrift On A Sand Bar - Poem by Marcus McKinley

The direction of my life
An empty binnacle
Head strong and heading nowhere fast
Stubborn like a windblown mast
In a maelstrom of scattered thought

Fair ye well, I fair not
Tumult and chaos in endless bound
Tossed and torn asunder, I am
On this wave less drift aground
To sail a path I have not found

From the crow’s nest, view
My hopes all drown
Beyond the arc of the horizon
Sets life’s frown
There lies the compass of my life


Comments about Adrift On A Sand Bar by Marcus McKinley

  • Rookie - 313 Points Chris G. Vaillancourt (5/6/2014 11:46:00 AM)

    wonderfully written...a fine poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie N S (9/28/2012 9:07:00 AM)

    Very evocative. I liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Crystal Bradley (9/19/2010 3:57:00 PM)

    Nicely written poem with great meaning for many of us. I enjoyed, thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, August 30, 2010


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