In the old days sailors
Sailed their ships by the stars
And a Mariner’s Compass
Pointing the prow to points
North south east west.
Many went west, found the
New World, and wished they had
Found the Fountain of Youth.
Instead, they grew old
Watching the sunburst
In the eastern sky.

© Hilary Clark, 12/26/14

See the quilt here.


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