Saturday, September 4, 2010

Ernest Williamson III - One Poem

A Line in the Sand

thinking of Arnold's Dover Beach
a numb reality taken aback by
the unwavering wind
the consistent existence of death
floating from the ideal to the grave
but I've fallen in love with a new
a beacon of rigorous hope
more pristine than a dream
and more resolute than cessation
here I've drawn a line in the sand
one side is to live for life
the other is to learn how

Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 290 national and international online and print journals. Visit his gallery

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