Off the Pier at St. Anne’s

The muddy expanse of beach

weaves for miles to catch

a thin strand of salted silver

pulling the horizon taut.

Beachcombers ask the tide,

What are you waiting for?

–excerpt from “Off the Pier at St. Anne’s” in  Jumping Off the Train by Donna Pucciani (Windstorm Creative, Orchard House Press, now Blue Forge Press, 2007).

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