Drawing in the Sand

Screen_shot_2017-12-05_at_08.50.24by Patrick Howse28 Dec 2015

With a stick
the little girl
scrapes lines,

patterns on
the jetty, five
times her length

in all directions.
A man asks
what it means;

perhaps we'll
know when it's
finished. Darkness

falls and she
works on in
determined strokes.