Personal Sea Water Supply

When I lived in Halifax –
I lived by the sea –
That sea – over the years –
Became a part of me

Now – in my adult life –
I no longer live there –
But I still have a bit of it left in me –
A small supply that I take everywhere

I use this supply sparingly –
And only when I’m alone –
Drinking the few precious drops I shed –
Each time I need a little taste of home

07.01.96 – 09.08.97

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion
and published in Perspectives, ISBN 0-9686250-0-2.

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Notes to this poem…

To be annotated by the end of 2008 at latest.

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