(for CAM)

Where dolphins dwell

Where the dolphins dwell
Beyond the boundaries
Beyond those sober manners
Separating swimmers from the sea
When we parted, left what we started
In the flood our favour shaken,
Solitary nights awakened,
Reaching lost, our hands well taken.


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..