“Launch” by Chris H. Sakellaridis

The Fates 
launched the player
the instrument the god made
next to the shining
swan  
because
ours is
the time-bound 
straying
ours 
the rocking bridge
between oceans
the splitting moment
between borders 
spheres and forces;
ours too

the pain of endings.


CHRIS H. SAKELLARIDIS was born in London but grew up in Crete. His work has appeared in magazines and anthologies in the UK, Greece, Ireland, Spain and Italy. He co-produced and wrote the motion poem ‘Transmission’ (https://vimeo.com/190275599) which was featured in international festivals and has participated as a reader in poetry events and performances.