Of piers and waters

We step out

on the piers
by the baptismal
to be cleansed
while lusting
for glories
on the horizon –

but one must
swim against
the current

many are
to sink,
drown –

because the fist
must be unclenched
to swim –
in the waters

to float
not to sink
in the seas.

Concord Point, Md

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