Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Quintanka 9: Kind of Honkadori Poem

Walt Whitman Presently at Joppa Flats

A skiff is settled in
the shore grass. Lowest tide is now;
the river is withdrawn
two hundred yards away. When is
a boat a boat, the green grass asks.

~Kokoro Sonzai; translation by Son Rivers 2007

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