Poetry isn’t an island, it is the bridge. Poetry isn’t a ship, it is the lifeboat. Poetry isn’t swimming. Poetry is water.
God has individuals He has positioned for His purpose and to be used as His vessel at different time and season.
The human voice is still the most paramount vessel or weapon to use, to uphold justice and to protest against injustice.
None of the serious maritime incidents I had to deal with as transport minister off the pristine Queensland or Western Australian coastline involved an Australian flagged and crewed vessel.
There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!
I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.