Solar macanese

(for SMA)

Tenderness in Light

Threads of memory
some invented
woven for the fishers
in my affectionate seas
They hold the smallest
tenderness in light
while they in tears domestic
reflections, sweet emotions catch.

Dr T.P. Wilkinson writes, teaches History and English, directs theatre and coaches cricket between the cradles of Heine and Saramago. He is also the author of Church Clothes, Land, Mission and the End of Apartheid in South Africa. Read other articles by T.P..