Sunday, May 05, 2013

Into the Icy Sea – v2

We all took tentative, cautious
slow steps into the frigid sea
Unsure of the wisdom
of our temporary sojourn

Walking out from shore,
tide rising, coming in,
bringing numbing cold,
and a soup of baby jellyfish.

At least the cold
took their sting out.

Edited May 5, 2013
“Into the Icy Sea – v2”
Title 8/9/07, poem August 10, 2007 9:01am
“Into the Icy Sea”
Rogue Bluff Beach
Our mission trip,
from Wesley United Methodist Church,
Concord, NH and from First United Methodist Church,
Hudson, MA to Jacksonville and Machias, ME
to the Down East Maine Mission,
Jacksonville United Methodist Campground,
East Machias, ME

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