Tag: Lament

June 8th Birthday Love: Gillian Clarke

Lament For the green turtle with her pulsing burden,in search of the breeding ground.For her eggs laid in their nest of sickness. For the cormorant in his funeral silk,the veil of iridescence on the sand,the shadow on the sea. For the ocean’s lap with its mortal stain.For Ahmed at the closed border.For the soldier with …

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