hardship

trusted we
had sailors’
eyes,

kindly ocean-
opens, motions 
tide to sweep
us,  wise

hope’s tempest dust
clings sheen of
splitting bow,

hardship, slave
to current
now.

© Anthony Gorman 2018

image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/dimitrisvetsikas1969-1857980/

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