Approaching Deception Pass, Thinking Of The Future by Dan O’Connell

Our boat slows
to enter the narrow pass
between two mountains
where wild wash of ocean
merges with bay,

bones of Mammoth
and isolate glacial rocks
submerged below the rudder
like treasure
to die for.

dan-oconnell
Dan O’Connell is a four-time award winning poet whose work has appeared regularly in small and large publications since 1986, most recently Big Bell Magazine (2016) and America Magazine (Foley Poetry Prize, 2015). Dan O. is a former Philosophy and Rhetoric professor. He currently lives in San Francisco, where he has his own law practice and occasionally teaches law.
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