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Lexington Poetry Month
In Cassis
article by
Jennifer Beckett

they receive over
three thousand hours of sun a year.
It never rains for too long, but weather
is an advertiser’s smile
not a rule.  

While I moved on the bow of a tour boat, precipitation
threatened, then landed, coating my hair
and skin.  Storm-awakened water
churned under, around  

me, alive.
I fell and rose in the upheaval.  

My lips taste of salt.

6 responses to “In Cassis”

  1. Maggie says:

    That last line – oh my goodness!!

  2. HB Elam says:

    This is absolutely wonderful.

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