haikai

An Inaugural Sail

Image courtesy of Boys’ Life Magazine

The wind fills the sails. The sleek, fiberglass hull slices through Levitt Bay water. A soft woosh of a wake, as I speed along in a sunfish. The tiller in one hand, the line to the sail in another, as I adjust course.

The utter joy of my first time sailing. A pleasure I haven’t reexperienced in so many years.

full run

the rippling sunlight

on the lake

for dVerse Poets’ Tuesday Poetics: Come sail (pubtended by Sarah Southwest)

The pub is open! Come join us!

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23 replies »

  1. WOW, I felt like I was right there, Frank! Such a wonderful experience, especially for the first time to sail. It sounds tranquil and thrilling. Thank you for sailing me along today with your marvelous poem. It’s so picturesque and evocative.

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