“When I first saw, my eyes did see
only my own clear water’s leighs.
Then upon the shore I crashed,
all horizon being ash.
Eons passed, shore and I as one,
living beings around us, none.
But from our union there conceived
a single spark from which Life weaved…”
“Cosmogony (2019)” is a rhyming and metered poem about how the earth was formed: the sun, sky, beach, ocean, etc all take on voices and personalities of their own and tell their stories to a dreamy teenage girl who is on a Galveston, TX beach. I wrote this 35+ page poem in one afternoon during a hurricane on my front porch while the power was out!
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