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The bride and the sea

The bride and the sea
unbridled by me
’neath the sakura clouds
where the gulls used to be

caressing her face
the breeze played an ace
the sun saw his chance
The moon stepped up grace

the pearls fell slow motion
down into the sea
returned on the currents
to their watery Leas

the veil blew away
til it reached a far shore
and made a fine fish net
for a family of four

I noticed the bride
had reopened a letter
a something he’d written
in a chapter back further

She’d rented the gown
to relive the moment
to visit the place
in a moment of solace

the groom had long gone
out to sea in a longboat
the Maori lamented
whales buried the broken

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Comments

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    beautiful lyrical and a great remembering !LIZ

  • Thx very much Liz :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonabout 4 years ago

    Cool words.

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