For Hart Crane
by
Ken Beattie


Pushed
from this ship
by his own hand
Hart's image merges.
No St. John or Scylla
to embellish his swim,
but stark realization
the leap toward wonder
rests with him...
his own priest
casting his
own line.


Hart Crane's
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Photo of the Brooklyn Bridge. Credit: Kristi Beattie Taylor