THE MARRIAGE OF WOLF AND SHIP

 

 

THE SOURCE

 

Light on light

light sparkles in clear water
mirror of quivering ferns

and strikes flames from the stones
on the spring’s floor

gathers under the skull
with its hairy thatch
and bursts out
opening a breach to the sky

 The travelling sun
at night the pricking stars
beam into the place of sight

 the long low golden trail of a comet
sets off the charge

 Wakening on wakening

 the young wolf stretches her paws wide
stares round her mother Earth
in pure wonder

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