(15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

The How Of Why(For Miss Kiss Kiss)

As we journey
drift from drift-
-wood to drift-wood

She asks me:

“Where do waves come from? ”

“Who is sky? ”
“How is green?
“Why is water? ”

I do my best(I
a mere father) to answer

but she is already
listening to a shell

tell of the vast sea
inside her.

by Dónall Dempsey

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