Rip`Tide

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Robin Pocisk kaboodle.com

On a rip`tide
the river’s current
meets the tidal flow
One pressing in from the sea
another pushing back off land
Here amid the primal conflict
things long forgotten
rise up to a surface
clear as a shore

So too cultures
collide East & West
the old order & the new
One the guardians of tradition
another the progeny of evolution
Here within all this turbulence
mysteries will be resolved
old myths unmasked
as human detritus

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About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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2 Responses to Rip`Tide

  1. A good metaphor for co-existence and humanity. :)

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