Three Poems from “The Bridge Builders”

“This is the third bridge. Don’t think we don’t
know every time we climb up
laughing at stories of sailors who slipped
from the beds of Dartmouth
girls, across the catwalks
to return before the role call of dawn.”

Tucker-Abramson, Myka. “Three Poems from “The Bridge Builders”” Dalhousie Review, Volume 86, Number 1, 2006