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Ron Rash - Deep Water

The night smoothes out its black tarp,
tacks it to the sky with stars.
Lake waves slap the bank, define
a shoreline as one man casts
his seine into the unseen,
lifts the net's pale bloom, lets spill
of threadfin fill the live well.
Soon that squared pool of water
flickers as if a mirror,
surfaces memory of when
this deep water was a sky.

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Poet: Ron Rash
Poem: Deep Water
Volume: Raising the Dead
Year: Published/Written in 2002
Poem of the Day: Jan 1 2009

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