Maybe all we can do is apologise
PNG business remains inhibited by Covid



Your face unwrinkles
You are imponderable
In your vast silence
In your deep, dark blue embrace
Who dares breach your salty keep?

Your face wrinkles up
You are implacable
In your looming rage
In your deep, dark blue embrace
Who dares test your briny breath?

Ocean, you mirror
The sweeping cosmos high above
Your secret chambers 
In your deep, dark blue embrace
Who dares break your sweet chains?

Revisiting tanka after a seven year hiatus, with these second and third 'verses' added to an old personal favorite - Lae, 24 May 2021


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Michael Dom

Thank you Lindsay, for your well woven witty words.

Lindsay F Bond

Wielded, wedded, welded, in-depth.

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