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Tag: Jay Ramsay

Beginning

Poet: Jay Ramsay

Leros, Greece

Doing nothing about this
Or the day, or the time.
I don’t know and I don’t know
Lying back with the light behind my eyes
Watching the mind stop–

St. Ives

Poet: Jay Ramsay

The swing and swish of the waves breaking in,
the sea like the planet breathing in our sleep

each suck, hiss, and pause of drawing back…

as I breathe,

In the Aber Valley

Poet: Jay Ramsay

for Eileen

The first sight of the houses that are there and not there
among the low stunted trees in spring leaf
in the high wild bowl of this mountain valley
in the sunlight,

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