Leviathan by David Seth Smith

 

these were
underwater days

dark and quiet
a fin to slice 

the surface
for a moment

bright day
that burns

a slow roll
then gone

no wake
your answers 

will hide
like mermaids

while questions circle
then float

to the surface
to drown in clear air

 

© David S Smith 2013, revised 2014 and 2017

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