Poems of Adventure

Poems written during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2014

Poems written during the Ireland Challenge Yacht Race April 2006

The Mountains

Dry waterfall at Pisac

Stark wall of black rock,
Dry lip,
           dry drop,
                         dry pool
Where once water cascaded with a
Deep throated roar;
A sacrifice bargain to the river god.
We know too much to sacrifice now,
And must enjoy the starkness
Of the rock