"Evening came and morning followed - the fifth day"

by Glenn Currier

this mediator
summons us
from the seabed
of our cynicism
to storm our souls
to flee
evolution's crawl
to free
the creature
to unleash
our future

born from the depths
we float
we build a boat
we cast our net
we winnow
we harvest
we meet
we breathe

This is the fifth installment of a larger poem (also posted
here) that grows cumulatively as I post each installment; it is
entitled: THIS MEDIATOR.

The poem is an attempt to describe the reactions and sentiments of a
party in a mediation. Mediation is an emerging profession in North
America in which the mediator assists two or more persons with a
dispute to communicate and to reach an understanding, agreement, or


Posted on 03/10/2002
Copyright © 2019 Glenn Currier

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