Saturday, March 19, 2011

S.A. Napping on Her Pillow

She smiles, pouts,
and suckles in her sleep.
Her blue-on-blue eyes
open, gleam, and roll

then slip back beneath
the waves, and I wonder
what mermaid have I coaxed
to come up into this dry world

of unsupportive air,
blazing days and speckled nights?

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