Subject: On the Water's Edge
From: Christopher W. Thomas (poetlaureate@poetic.com)
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Date: Sun Jan 9, 19100 at 11:44PM

On the Water's Edge


Around the lake's edge ...
Thin ice is now wedged
Between shore and swans
Keeping them all from ...

Stale bread rolls
Some with mould
Kids threw out
With gay shouts

Not seeing them stuck
By ice sheets tucked
So the swans gaze ashore
Oblivious, to the core ~

- Tristram

Christopher W. Thomas
8:45pm Sun. Jan. 9th, 2000