drowning (in lessons)

there is a cyclone
approaching queensland

rolling on
up there
toward new south wales

from September

in february

can he catch
a breath

can anyman
please please
catch a breath


there are lessons
being taught
I know

lessons being learned
(that’s less certain)
how can I


take it in
there is a cyclone
following on
from last week’s deluge

and a chance
that even
the best of lessons
might be drowned


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