DEATH OF A YOUNG
SON BY DROWNING
By Margaret Atwood
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He, who navigated with success
the dangerous river of his own birth
once more set forth
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• on a voyage of discovery
into the land I floated on
but could not touch to claim
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His feet slid on the bank,
the currents took him;
he swirled with ice and trees in the swollen water
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and plunged into distant regions,
his head a bathysphere;
through his eyes' thin glass bubbles
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he looked out, reckless adventurer
on a landscape stranger than Uranus
we have all been to and some
remember.
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• There was an accident; the air locked,
he was hung in the river like a heart.
They retrieved the swamped body,
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cairn of my plans and future charts,
with poles and hooks
from among the nudging logs
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• It was spring, the sun kept shining, the
new grass
leapt to solidity;
my hands glistened with details.
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After the long trip I was tired of
waves.
My foot hit rock. The dreamed sails
collapsed, ragged.
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• I planted him in this country
like a flag.
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  1. 1. DEATH OF A YOUNG SON BY DROWNING By Margaret Atwood http://tinyurl.com/ou6pal8
  2. 2. He, who navigated with success the dangerous river of his own birth once more set forth http://tinyurl.com/ns4lz9l http://tinyurl.com/n9kf4mv
  3. 3. • on a voyage of discovery into the land I floated on but could not touch to claim http://tinyurl.com/o2rejsahttp://tinyurl.com/pnzme3j
  4. 4. • His feet slid on the bank, the currents took him; he swirled with ice and trees in the swollen water http://tinyurl.com/okemx57
  5. 5. • and plunged into distant regions, his head a bathysphere; through his eyes' thin glass bubbles http://tinyurl.com/qj9424s
  6. 6. • he looked out, reckless adventurer on a landscape stranger than Uranus we have all been to and some remember. http://tinyurl.com/q2pblta http://tinyurl.com/nzr72a5
  7. 7. • There was an accident; the air locked, he was hung in the river like a heart. They retrieved the swamped body, http://tinyurl.com/p64g3pd
  8. 8. • cairn of my plans and future charts, with poles and hooks from among the nudging logs http://tinyurl.com/ppyv2r5 http://tinyurl.com/pe3n3xo
  9. 9. • It was spring, the sun kept shining, the new grass leapt to solidity; my hands glistened with details. http://tinyurl.com/qcrqbac
  10. 10. • After the long trip I was tired of waves. My foot hit rock. The dreamed sails collapsed, ragged. http://tinyurl.com/nw7vnw8
  11. 11. • I planted him in this country like a flag. http://tinyurl.com/orxpwgx

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