sea glass


i have forgotten the song of the sea, that primordial sound
that once flowed beneath my skin. i have inside me now fractaled
memory with razored edges, emptiness that repeats itself,
infinite and breathtaking in its ability to erase. the tide
within me has ebbed and the years on dry land have left me
dessicated with a paper mouth. but the gulls still watch for
my return. they know the moon will pull on me just as it does
the water. i shatter easily against the jetty where you wait
for me, and like sea glass, i come to you already broken.

Advertisements

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s