Infant of the Ocean

September 23, 2007
By Farah Momen, Congers, NY

we stood at shore
our dark hair settling
from the zephyr that had passed
and he swept away
the sand-encrusted strand
from my forehead and warned
me to not go too far
as I plunged
into the unknown
further and further
and I could feel the grasp
of his strong fingers
barely hanging on
as I was dragged in
and he let me go
into the illuminating sea


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