Awake

1.    awake is how we leave

      our other selves

      asleep

 

2.    a ship cleaves sea

      a wake is the water’s scar 

      a ship leaves

 

3.    a wake is how we leave

      those we love behind

      how we let ourselves

      be left

Published online April 19 2016.

Caleb Harrison is from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. He attends graduate school in the University of Toronto’s Speech-Language Pathology program.


Poetry Only cover image

This piece was published in ‘Poetry Only,’ the Spring 2016 issue of CV2.

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