Salted

Salted


Maybe there are choices
to be made

the cawing crow doesn't seem
conflicted

undisturbed by harbingers
of the future

I will roll up the hill
drift out to sea 

taste the salt on my tongue

a seasoning
to keep me for tomorrow




©AndrewJamesMurray #workinprogress

7 thoughts on “Salted

    • Just sitting outside, thinking about what we’re doing tomorrow, hearing that crow call and thinking how birds and other creatures don’t live beyond the present moment.
      I immediately wrote these lines, thinking it the beginning of a longer poem. Or leaving it as it is-a short poem. What do you think?

      Yes, I’m still building a collection of finished and half finished poems to turn to once my novel is completed. Some exist only as a few lines, but the core is there to build upon.

      Like

  1. Leave it as a ‘short poem’…it has the power of suggestion, as well as the beauty of thought….
    Much to ponder – I feel it is so appropriate to our lives – in a wide world sort of way as well as in an individual way (the mark of great poetic communication).
    And an unusual effect: I actually feel a craving for something ‘salted’ so it aids in my personal immersion into the poem.
    peace

    Liked by 2 people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s