Forthwit’ and Child (Knowing Is Not Always Best)
Forthwit’ and child I see fair sadness in clouds,
future tears and washing seas crash pebble groynes that survive beauty’s past, I cry,
I condone my guilt with distant refrain, traveling behind the curtains of ignorance …
… for perhaps what’s best.
©Nick Hawkins 2011, first published by Annmarie Lockhart @Vox Poetica, USA