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Neither Out Far Nor In Deep

The people along the sand
All turn and look one way.
They turn their back on the land.
They look at the sea all day.

As long as it takes to pass
A ship keeps raising its hull;
The wetter ground like glass
Reflects a standing gull

The land may vary more;
But wherever the truth may be-
The water comes ashore,
And the people look at the sea.

They cannot look out far.
They cannot look in deep.
But when was that ever a bar
To any watch they keep?

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Comments (3)

too many insects and outsects... i LOVE THIS...maybe i will clean my room again tomorrow. Enjoyed this write..thanks, Sir Ben
We're our own world, our families and friends and our enemies are our own world too.Nice writes bro.
I should do the cleaning on my headroom too... too many insects and outsects... too many times the same mistake, like buy too many times the same shoes, cause I have never use the first pair... and I bought it and bought it again... thanks for the vivid and ironic way that you used to take me to this reflection! I have to clean my room...