Tag: Muriel Rukeyser

A is for Alone

This photo was taken when we visited Tintagel castle a few weeks ago.  I had to squint to make sure that it really was a sail-boat alone in the open sea.  Reminded me so much of one of my favourite poems written by American poet, Muriel Rukeyser:

“Oh grow to know me.  I am not happy.  I will be open:

Now I am thinking of white sails against a sky like music,

like glad horns blowing, and birds tilting, and an arm about me.

There was one I loved, who wanted to live, sailing … ” 

– Effort of Speech Between Two People

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