oceanshadows

She crawled from the ocean,

a face slick with moonlight,

and her hair a tangle of shadows,

her arms a map of aquamarine veins—

the color of tranquil sea

lips broken by dry wind,

and a mouth half open

in a silent, vibrating scream

in her empty eyes

the new world shimmers

vast and full of light

now in the sun,

she breathes and walks,

but in her ears the whispers of the ocean linger,

azure echoes from a foreign world

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s