Treasure Island

Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Moon-struck


"We must be content to live without watching ourselves live, to work without expecting an immediate reward, to love without an instantaneous satisfaction, and to exist without any special recognition. " - Thomas Merton, from No Man is an Island



high above my sight
she's shining with borrowed light
unaware of me,


oblivious of
the moon-struck sea, she sings her
song: simple, pure, free.

Submitted: Saturday, October 27, 2012

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