For the not yet dead

Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria, B.C. Photo by Andrew Mackay
Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria, B.C.
Photo by Andrew Mackay

The man who builds
immense walls may
protect himself
all manner of
harm, the shadows’ tide
breaks upon stone seawalls
immense, eternal

every castle
a seat of
temporal might
a tomb, also
for the not yet
dead.

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