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Song of the Sea

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I gaze into a sea of mirrors
And see a world of color and light
Here, there is soundless wonder and delight

I am the alien in this universe
The dark shadow that makes the fish
Scurry into their crazy coral houses
For I am the predator
And they are my prey

My lips smack
I can already taste the spicy tuna roll
I shall make of that little fishy over there
Here fishy, fishy, fishy…

But the sea is empty
Only ghosts live here now
And the skeleton of a dead coral reef
That once was

I hear the song of the sea
Faint and broken
It limps into my ear
Whispering my crime





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Joy999 said...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 8:56 pm
Amazing.  Just love it.
 
Anna123 said...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 8:50 pm
Wow, great poem!
 
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