Sport 3: Spring 1989
Zephyr over water (the last move
Of zephyr outside a zoo)
So light, unseen-to-move
A liquid stroke over liquid beneath.
Skin could do this to skin
And find fish within
Or heavier breathing aggrieved bears
Without ice holes to speak.
Stay, the moving fingers semaphore
To bear or maggot, herring or swan
Pushing their snouts towards us
Touch is our deepest theology.