GRAVE DIGGERSOn North beach radar's two tone hum
curves on its tower.
Concrete bunkers were built here
for battles which never reached these coasts.
Lonely gun turrets, observation towers;
mausoleums, sacraments of war.
Gulls keen. A killdeer senses
Copyright 2000, Sharon Carter
Sharon Carter obtained her medical degree from Cambridge University and immigrated in 1979. Her poems have been published on Metro buses, in print and on the net in journals including Raven Chronicles, TAPJoE, Melic Review, and The Horse Thief’s Journal. Chiyo’s Corner, and Spindrift have published her visual art.