If we die
in the form of letters
and the sea is
I’d like to return
shallow tidal pools–
forget stepping to the light
I will be the torch
in the water
witnessed in the darkness
and safely delivered
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first class (first class writing).
Well, thank you!
Thank you, Sue Leathers. <3
I love the richness of the home to the sea, water being our first environment.
Gaby Bedetti, 100%! Water is home. ❤️
May be my favorite of yours this month.
Some astoundingly punchy lines and mouth sounds! ?
Wow! Thanks, Joseph Allen Nichols. I appreciate your kind feedback. So glad you’re enjoying the writing.
I hadn’t considered the sounds until I read it (quietly) aloud earlier today. Thank you for noticing!
Thank you, Piper Morrison! <3
I will be the torch in the water. Nicely done.
Thank you, HB Elam! That line was actually one of the first I wrote for this poem. I wasn’t sure where it would go until a few drafts later. I’m glad you like it!