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The Mermaid and The Turtle

 

From the Water

The mermaid ascends

Blushing pink

Oh so slightly serpentine tail

Crystal opalescent scales

Quietly caress the water

Creating circlet shapes

Temptress feeling the breeze

The journey begins

 

Water things meet

Turtle glides with webbed talons to

Dance, frolic, swim

Laugh and sing

Turtle, Mermaid raise a toast to their good fortune

Feel the Bond

 

Do the Water Dance

Bask in the moonlight

Embrace the stars

Feel the Spell

 

That's how Turtle plays

That's how Mermaid plays

That's how Water Things play

 

The Mermaid descends

Her time complete

For now.......

 

Maddening, the scent of her hair

Lingers

Like magic, playful sparkles

Follow her into the depth

Like a hiding child

 

Turtle moves to the

Moss covered log

Feels the

Beat of the heartwood

Resting, gazing at the

Drops from the leaves in the woods

 

Renewal lies there waiting

Just below the surface

 


Thank you Turtle for sharing your Mermaid's poem

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