The Sea

I look at the sea,
feeling it within my veins.

What percentage of me
is ocean, trapped inland
by flesh –

a landscape that can
foster life and
begin creation?

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before

before

the seed sprouts
there is a moment of doubt
was all that work preparing
the soil worth the pain

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We hurry…

Through afternoons of
thunderstorms.
Going home across moist
blackness. This day finished.
Another piece of the puzzle gone.

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dry

dry

sand lives in nostrils
protecting moisture within
brittle skin without sweat

r soos

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The moon and a young man

The moon hiding its other side within a beam… I stand there, a young man, a forlorn, and wait by myself you, the dark-haired woman, with a face no longer mourn.

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