Erasure as Artform

At night the waves erase the steps
we daubed along the shifting shore

perhaps to keep that canvas clean
so anyone might come to know

the brevity of all creations
or the art of letting go.

Erasure as Artform © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: September 4, 2021