Tag: Thom Gunn

August 29th Birthday Love: Thom Gunn

From the Wave It mounts at sea, a concave wall Down-ribbed with shine,And pushes forward, building tall Its steep incline. Then from their hiding rise to sight Black shapes on boardsBearing before the fringe of white It mottles towards. Their pale feet curl, they poise their weight With a learn’d skill.It is the wave they …

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