A returning smile

A returning smile

Missed, perhaps imagined

In dreamtime blooms

Known to infant wisdom

Too rarely marked

In the churn of noonday.

 

And I, disconsolate

A foam-swept traveller

Rent by grief

Surrender to eternity

On a waxing tide.

 

Doom turns a secret:

In the depths, surcease.

Joylight shines

Out the back of lost causes.

© Stephanie Saulter 2006

  • Stephanie Saulter

    I love stories.
    Regeneration is now out in the US! It joins Gemsigns and Binary, already available throughout the English-speaking world. I like to think they're literary science fiction, but you can make your own mind up. This is where I talk about what I'm working on, ask your opinion, and generally think out loud.

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