The Edge of Memory

(for SMA)

Where memory rides

In my questionable sleep
conversation and conflict
wearily ply the deep.
To starboard dreams swim
To port fish then pushed aside
beneath the hull, her and him
burst the surface foam
amidships, where memory rides.;

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..