He sought a desultory reprieve
from his ordered life, a breaking
of routine, escape to randomness
vagabond of clouds, wanderer
of streets, wisp of wind, shiftless
dreamer, heaven bent, nomad
counting stars at some planet
pivot mountain peak, or cast adrift
on open sea, one with earth and sky.
© Jan G. Otterstrom F.
August 23, 2014