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Sand and Glass

John Oughton
From:   Gearing of Love. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1984.
Reprinted by permission of the publisher.


Those bottles we throw
to the ocean hold a message
for us (lean your ear to my mouth,

The siren sang). Man's alchemy
burns sand to glass, the seas
turn glass to sand.



John Oughton's works copyright © to the author.


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