Drama In the Grain of Sand

Updated on February 21, 2018
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Maya Ellenson authors essays and art columns, but she also likes to write unorthodox and prose poetry.

You and I

Coral Cove Beach, Tequesta, Florida
Coral Cove Beach, Tequesta, Florida | Source

Lifetime in the Grain of Sand

In the grain of sand

Passes entire lifetime

With its own galaxies

To reach out--

Just to reemerge in some other capsule

Drama

Random or staged


Being reborn grain after grain

Until your face-

Unknown and even so

Oddly familiar

Turns up on the beach

Or on the train

Sunk in being alone

Texting


Have we ever been the strangers—

You and me—

If we’re acting in the same play

With no beginning and no end.

Scattered Fragments

South Florida
South Florida | Source

Going Under

Stuart, Florida
Stuart, Florida | Source

On the Beach

Coral Cove Park, Tequesta, Florida
Coral Cove Park, Tequesta, Florida | Source

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