Still Water Prose Poems

Copyright @ 1989 by Arthur Garfunkel
ISBN 0-525-24795-5
Used by persmission of Author - All Rights Reserved

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When the day comes when, as a last resort I take to the sea,
wait for the sunset, smoke a first "j" walk the ship, and not
have a thing to say ... not be aware of tone, nor hear my own
unique voice, pleased to be and to take inventory--then its' all
over for me.

Atlantic crossingJuly 1984