“In the dark”

“In the dark” by Patrick Cole begins:


In the dark at the bottom of the Great Lake,

the wooden shipwreck

has time to think.


“I’ll go back to my materials,” it states.

“They always said, ‘You go back

to your materials when you sink.

In fact you can at any time!'”

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Also by Patrick Cole at Heron Tree:  “Leaves,” which you can read here.