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This fine year See the harbour glow Without fear Ferry ride Cross the water flow Safe inside Bridge above Like an angel wing Hand in glove This fine year See the ferryman As he steers Our way clear (c) Helen … Continue reading

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Entering from the very end The follower plays chess On empty boards And runs down forest pathways To unreachable lights The ferryman is laughing In this good but darkened night And the clowns are crying At the parties We dismiss … Continue reading

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I cannot cross here to the shore I’ve lingered thus so long before In dreams in nightmares and in life I’ve felt the whip, the lash, the knife I know these waters run aground I know the promise they surround … Continue reading

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