Yes, it's a reference The Old Man and the sea. Thanks for the appreciation
rammmehta 23-May-2011 09:05 AM
I am wondering about the old man of the sea. Is it an allusion to the Sindbad tale or Hemingway's masterpiece? The unanswered question adds beauty to the structure of the poem. Whichever way one looks at it, a poet's wandering could be cruel indeed.