The memories are paler now.
It feels as though I’m on a ship,
waving to you on the dock
as you grow smaller, fading
into sea haze
and the wake widens.
(in response to March 2015 Slant Poetry Prompt Challenge: Distance)
Susan Castillo Street is a Louisiana expatriate, who lives in the Sussex countryside. She has published a book of poems (The Candlewoman’s Trade, Diehard Press, 2003) and scholarly monographs. Her poems have appeared in Missing Slate, Snakeskin, and other publications.
Photograph of sea haze courtesy of: PublicDomainPictures.net.