following Wang An-shih at Lumen River

the gulls swoop
catching pieces of simit
thrown from the ferry
by young couples
out on holiday
and I watch the water
separating my city
from two continents
here
somewhere inbetween
what was
what will be
and the boat
moving through this strait
lights up
a weary heart

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