Poetry Blogs (2017, mermaid)
She was born a mermaid.
Half divine fish,
Half human female.
Her thoughts swam far and wide
Mesmerized by an ocean dream,
Rolling waves, sea pure and clear,
The sea belongs to The Mermaid,
The shore is her secret little sanctuary
Below the swaying leaves of coconut trees
Like the gold at the end of a rainbow
The smell of saltwater that arouses her senses,
The flowers that open her eye...
Sunday 25th June 2017 2:22 am
O, mermaid of the moonlight,
You sang so sweetly in the
Midst of the lake. I recall
The music of your voice,
The freedom of your chords.
Vision of delight, you sat
Silhouetted against the moon,
Your hair waving in the spray,
Your breasts dancing with
The motion of your arms
As you played the sea lute.
Such a fragrant night you
Must have felt the urge to
Rise up from the depths
Saturday 14th January 2017 6:06 am
I find you a mermaid
Rip her fish
We had not dreamt of mythology
And of the thoughtless standing chained in the quicken deep
A ship burns on the water
Daybreak still in incident
Monday 21st May 2012 3:53 pm
This poem is a collaboration between myself and another poet, J.R.Morgan. You can find her work here. www.J-r-morgan.tumblr.com
Bold is myself, Italics is Morgan.
Bland winds hold her hand
as they lead her through the scent of lilac promises
exhaled from decomposed breath.
They carry her down to the riverbank
where Zephyrus winds churn the
tides to the ri...
Thursday 5th January 2012 11:11 am