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A Lullaby for the Drowned

Moon kisses blown by evening’s silver lips caress the ocean's pricked up ears. They hear a mute rage, frothy hackles raised to spear a passing fleet of ghostly nightbound ships. Dead dreams float up as daylight slowly slips into the deep; again we face our fear that dying might not be the last frontier. A final move to hell requires many trips. High above the deck, I spy over the bow, watching for shoals and reefs that lurk below; my crow's nest cradle teeters on the bough the wind will break, though when I do not know. Then we will plunge into the sea we plow, lustful and wet. How can we sink so low?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 6/5/2018 6:03:00 PM
Helllo Henrique, a sad lullaby. Welcome to poetry Soup. I look forward to reading more of your poetry. have a nice evening my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 7/28/2018 8:31:00 PM
Thank you my friend.I like your last name to.
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Henrique Oliveira
Date: 6/6/2018 5:02:00 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words, my friend Darlene! And what a beautiful last name!