Notebook poem fragments

roof 2

December 31, 1991

 

The rain falls as it must

Upon this anonymous city by the sea

The temperature dips and sways

Like the tides

And the currents of air.

Tomorrow

All the snow of Christmas

Will have melted into the drains …

 

January 1, 1992

 

New Year’s

I lay in bed

With a restless heart

I’m afraid, afraid

I dream of a green-eyed woman

When ship horns announce

Midnight

Halifax harbour. …

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