Sea by Tom Pickard – Compass Songs

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Tom Pickard

walking up John Street
thinking of you

I saw a slash of sea
between houses

and felt — as always,
no matter mood,
its or mine —

as though
it was the source
of language

and language
the source of itself

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 Compass Songs is an ongoing series of works by poets that I enjoy. Poetry, as the Zen Masters have said, is like a finger pointing to the moon. It speaks the

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