‘Wait’, he calls to no-one who can hear
as they ride wave after imperfect wave,
a better one will come
the perfect ride
the slapping water tells him,
hours later he paddles ashore,
looking over the water
if tomorrow perfection would be as elusive
And here is a song/clip from the best surfing movie of my generation: Morning of the Earth
I’m taking part in the January 2012 River of Stones.
For more Stones from day 18 click here.
My other stones so far…