Pris Campbell | Squall Line on the Horizon

Pris Cambell

Excerpts from Squall Line on the Horizon

wars stench
permeates the air between us –
‘you invade my space’,
door slammed behind you

cloaked by clouds
that morphine moon
your spirit
slip-slides each night
back to that old war

loud in the night
six months dead
and I still sometimes imagine
you’re really back in Vietnam

squall line
on the far horizon
heart pounding
I double reef my sails
for whatever the night brings

Copyright © 2017 Pris Cambell

ISBN 978-0-692-85080-0

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