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.
2021-05-01


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.
2021-04-21