Embrace

By Dom Hewitt



from a certain shore,

you did not look so distant,

and I fell giddy at

the thought of boats.


it was easy to forget

that beneath the sightline

the world is measured

in fathoms.


DOMINIC HEWITT is a librarian and poet based in Oxford. He grew up in a big family in a small village in the west of England.


Art by Hope Sutherland

Somerville College
Woodstock Road, Oxford,
OX2 6HD, UK
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The ORB is published with permission of LM Publishing Ltd, Palladium House, 1-4 Argyll St, London W1F 7LD.
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