Wrecks

In the dew-drop abyss near
Wrecks of molecules appear;
In the far abyss of the sky
Wrecks of outworn  worlds  drift by…
But in the protean abyss of the soul
Wrecks of motes and universes roll.

by Theodore Stephanides, who should be familiar to all who love Gerald Durrell‘s “My Family and other Animals”. Theodore was a polymath, and wrote wonderful poetry.

3 thoughts on “Wrecks

      1. I remember we all read all Gerald Durrell’s books in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Mum and me and my siblings that is. it sounded quite a madhouse. Amazing that he tutored Gerry when he had an income already.

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