Low Tide, Mersehead

Low Tide, Mersehead.
 The sea has left
 Only its taste.
 Salt in the air,
 Caked-dry lips.
The tide has gone,                                                                                                                                                          beyond reach,
Beyond sight,
A soundless distance.
 All we have
 Is the wide promise
 Of a return,
 Another beginning.
 Derek Ross.

By photos,poetry and haiku by Derek Ross

I am a photographer/ poet from Dumfries in South West Scotland. I concentrate on minimalist images and prefer using an iPhone these days. As far as my writing is concerned, I usually write short poems (some in Scots dialect), hence my interest in haiku and related forms.


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