This is part of the online, illustrated version of Push Coasts. The four sections of the book are: Home Shores, New Coasts, Back and Gone and Home in the World. Ebook here. Print version here. All poems are Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA-4.0-Int) licensed.
Back and Gone
“darkness is your country… where the future is… live there not as prisoners… but as natives… Do your work there… in the earth we have looked down upon… in the dark that nourishes, where human beings grow human souls. ”
—Ursula K. LeGuin, “A Left-Handed Commencement Address”