Re: Catcher

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    Bill Trenholm <> wrote:

    > Catcher
    > The catcher rides sea horses out
    > dipwing tests the cold stretch
    > between sandfleas, dunegrass and the deep.
    > Coneworn caves peter from the pulp socket rims
    > to trickles of seepwater
    > feeding the ancient cushat roost.
    > Father sorts out the survivors
    > in the shallows, those not taken by the gull,
    > and crosses the cage
    > for some more altared table.
    > Beneath a ragged knot of dissolved abbey trees
    > a thin line, skied in its lessening sine,
    > whips to a tide where bigger fish glide,
    > the bait some palatable sprat or fry.
    > The upwards path takes leave and,
    > wearing through a snake of fern and broom,
    > finds my foot a spot more lea
    > than cold upon that rubble shore.
    > Tractors drag and pile the pine for dead
    > make refuse ancient drays and earwig bark
    > spider doorways clammed shut
    > more surely than the fisher keep
    > spill their seeds as light as air
    > a mist of multi-eyes to forest floor,
    > and where the soil becomes this cemetry
    > the catcher sees it move from wood to wave.
    > Bill Trenholm

    Based on the photographic evidence I've observed Chuck is the pitcher and Tom is
    the catcher.
    , Feb 23, 2004
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