Saturday, September 14, 2013

earth note 259

the marsh inhales
a strong deep breath
landing the kayak
on the edge of the weeds
beside a jellyfish
quivering near shore
green sandy bottom
takes in the sun

breaking from stillness
a blue heron
moves in protest

--- e b bortz

(published in earth notes and other poems, Least Bittern Books, 2015)

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