wandering life’s beach

Wandering by Robwalkerpoet by leonjw

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A new interpretation of my poem wandering.(Click on “Wandering” above to hear it.)
Thanks Leon & ccmixter.
You can browse other recent audio versions of my work HERE.


life’s beach

we collect stones named hurt


we swallow these bitter lumps

or keep them in plastic shopping bags in the shed


like the seashells we never look at again

or hide them under a lake to


retrieve at our lowest  ebb

and throw them at each other


© rob walker 2005




A reflection on the notion of Hurt and our obsession with collecting.


This poem has only ever seen the light of day on a US poetry website called Plum Ruby Review. (Vol II Issue1 Summer 2005.)



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