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Sleek, wet, brown bodies Nakedness insinuated Hair trailing behind wide eyes glistening Blinking streams of water from them Mom yells ”Stay close to the edge in case you need to grab it!” Sometime in life you will need to grab the edge And pull yourself up Through reflective lenses Into someone else’s eyes So the emptiness in you doesn’t fill with water And pull you down Too far For the light to reach

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 11/3/2015 9:18:00 PM
Janet, :) Congratulations on having your poem featured in the soups, Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 11/2/2015 11:32:00 AM
The swimming and its alternate is well brought out here in a kind of homily. Congrats. daver
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Date: 8/12/2015 12:26:00 AM
Janet, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 8/11/2015 4:49:00 PM
Janet, Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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