Photograph: Werner Schmidt

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Arts and Crafts

Photo: FISA

Arts and Crafts


The rowers sat waiting
in their sculls
to begin the race,
like tattoos drawn
on the skin of the river.


How like a sampler, the river,
on which the rowers
embroidered their race,
their oars, needles
sewing the watery
fabric with design.

Philip Kuepper
31 may 2014

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