Swimming in the ocean on an early Sunday morning

A turtle or something more sinister...

a submarine shadow
just below the water's surface--
the crash of a wave.

the tip of a fin
or some waterlogged driftwood?
above then below.

solid and umber
amidst the deep saphine blue--
then suddenly gone.

was it a turtle?
or something more sinister...

Poetry by Ducks
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Written on 2021-04-20 at 03:05

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Lady Courtaire
"Perhaps [insert apex predator here]" could become a whole series...

LOVE how the incomplete haiku at the end leaves us hanging. Very uncomfortable and in keeping with the overall uncertain vibe of the poem.

Hans Bump The PoetBay support member heart!
Enjoyed the imagery:
“solid and umber
amidst the deep saphine blue--“
Also liked that I felt as if I were there.
Thanks for the piece.