Canada Is Burning

Canada is burning
the blue out of summer.
My fingers and teeth
are strawberry stained
so of course I am thinking of you,

words we shared,
old sadnesses bursting forth
like grief bulbs of irises
in flooded peat bogs,
like herons gliding on morning haze.


About Ray Sharp

Father, poet, triathlete, local public health planner
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One Response to Canada Is Burning

  1. Mikels Skele says:

    This is masterful, Ray.

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