Power

by Ethel Mortenson Davis

The sailor
understands
the power of the wind,

adjusts his sails
to capture it.

10 Comments

Filed under Ethel Mortenson Davis, poems, Poetry

10 responses to “Power

  1. Ancient truth
    Yet newly minted
    Still needful
    And therefore
    Spirit sets sail once again
    Fresh canvas, same wind

  2. I like this Ethel. Among several reasons to appreciate it is the shape of the poem on the page or screen: it suggests a sail to me.

  3. Ethel, this gem of a poem is so succinct and powerful, and it’s a metaphor that many of us can relate to. I truly love your poetry. ❤️

  4. well captured, Ethel, we indeed have to sail with the wind of the moment.

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