Poet’s Corner: Dune

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By Steve Ewing

Great sentinel of sand

how quietly

you stand

and slowly

shed

yourself

into the sea

Beaches sprawl

beneath

aprons

at your feet

while silently

you creep

away

into the deep

(Truro)

Steve Ewing is a dock builder, living in Edgartown, with his wife Claudia. Steve is the town’s first poet laureate.