Below is the poem entitled TORTUGA (SEE TURTLE-RED-SEATURTLEGREEN) which was written by poet
MANTEL. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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in two Centuries
His cold War
An Aeonor, a "one-in-a-thousander"
- BabyBoomer -
like a colossal Pet!
Above & below
by plastic Jellyfish, sets 'n nets,
Toxoids & the toxicrowdy polluted
on His Time.
The 5,200 RPM Priapus Phallus, &
Unpainless, murdermessed Terrapin
Carapace shelled & felled
from His Home of Aeon
Beached, beyond scarred & scalded Manatee,
by the endangeroususers...
to Us only
& the gathering flies - after the maggots -
for a "Glowspray I.D."-Interment-ignoble
out of The Sea -
this Thalassic Poet -
as Brethren search to the bottom
for the disReptiled
of soft, red-eyed