I am an ocean of waiting

Ebb by M. Vasalis I withdraw and wait. This is the time that won’t go amiss: Every minute turns itself into future. I am an ocean of waiting, enveloped in a water film by the instant. Drawing ebb of the mind, Which pulls the minutes and, deep in its darkness, prepares the high tide. There…

M. Vasalis

M. Vasalis (pseudonym of Margaretha Droogleever Fortuyn-Leenmans, 13 February 1909– 16 October 1998) was a Dutch poet and psychiatrist. She studied medicine and anthropology at Leiden University. Poems Ebb (tr. Juliana Brina) Books 1940 – Onweer, in Drie Novellen, met J. Campert en E. Eewijck 1940 – Parken en woestijnen 1945 – Fragmenten uit een journaal,…