There is a rock in CT
on the edge of the Long Island Sound
that gets covered when the tide is up
and yields its water whenever the tide goes out.
It Is a great place from which kids jump and dive –
or at least it was back when I was one of them.
Memory allows me to claim
the feel of the rock beneath my feet
and the splash as I jumped into the water
and the gasp when at last the deed was done –
only to be done again.
Maybe what I did still happens.
I hope so
Russ Peery Oct. 2018