A Postcard for Lost Children

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Charon, too, Was a Child Once

Nothing
changes.
Same
blindness
as we
look at
the sun
cut out
from the picture –
as it should be –
our familiar
demon
warning
of the rising
waters
in a tongue
not understood
the ploughmen
turned boatmen
always
too far
behind
as homes
become
houses
once more.

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