06 September 2016

and so the night comes without fuss
like the quiet and graceful appearance
of an orca's six-foot dorsal fin
beside your kayak -
the whole creature bearing you
until it passes

Lynn Davidson

1 comment:

  1. The orcas live in the Salish Sea. I've seen them occasionally. My new friend, N, has an orca totem carved by Frank Natkong:



    He also has two walking sticks and other totems carved by Frank Natkong.

    Thank you for posting this evocative poem.

    "... the whole creature bearing you ..."