The sailors have all left tonight
And I alone by the shore

No ship to take me
No sail to unfurl
No wheel to turn

And I a sailor of love
Shall never ocean touch

No wave shall curl
And no sea-maid shall clutch

This storm-mad heart

This soul unsailed

Dan Corjescu teaches at the University of Tübingen's "Studium Professionale" program. Read other articles by Dan.