Haiku: Sea Levels

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Seventy percent
Sea levels the consciousness
The expanding mind

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Poem ‘Sea Wall’

The Wash, as seen looking west from Heacham, i...
The Wash, as seen looking west from Heacham, in Norfolk, just south of Hunstanton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sea Wall

Stand and look from here,
you can see the earth’s curve,
a sea-levelled land
bereft of its mother.

Shells we have found
while the silt blew away,
powdered by droughts
and the pitiless wind.

Stand here with me
at the high spring tide—
you know the stark sea
will swell all over this again

poem © copyright df barker 2012