back ~ home ~ up ~ next

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo

          For Rachel Hadas

 

Old wounds leave good hollows

Where one who goes can hold

Himself in ghostly embraces

Of former powers and graces

Whose domain no strife marsó

I am made whole by my scars

For whatever now displaces

Follows all that once was

And without loss stows

Me into my own spaces

 

Samuel Menashe

 

 

From The Niche Narrows: New
and Selected Poems,
Talisman
House, Publishers, © 2000.
Reprinted by permission of the
author.

Background by
Autumn Star


back ~ home ~ up ~ next