Equilibrium by Ken Allan Dronsfield at Spillwords.com



written by: Ken Allan Dronsfield



Why do we sail?

Why set off towards a horizon

that shall never be reached?

Adrift in this unforgiving sea,

it seems we can never stop.

We sail close-hauled; sailing

in only 30 degrees of wind.

It’s a perfect equilibrium;

a true balance of the mind and soul,

of our wants versus our needs.

Between the forces of wind in the sails,

the weight of the keel, and held only by

the laws of gravity.

Yes, equilibrium…in the center

of the infinite blue waters.

I know the horizon is my destiny;

sailing is my love, my never-ending journey

waiting for no man, only the wind.

Ken Allan Dronsfield

Ken Allan Dronsfield

AUGUST 2019 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Ken Allan Dronsfield is a disabled veteran, prize winning poet and fabulist from New Hampshire, now residing on the plains of Oklahoma. He is a proud member of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Ken has three poetry collections, "The Cellaring", "A Taint of Pity", and "Zephyr's Whisper". Ken was selected as the First Prize Winner in Realistic Poetry International 2018 and 2019 Nature Poetry Contests. He was recently selected as Poet of the Month for Spillwords Press. He's been nominated three times the Pushcart Prize and six times for Best of the Net. Ken loves writing, hiking, and spending time with his cats Willa and Yumpy.
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