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waterfront

we skipped stones

and whistled like
the world was floating away;

in my dream,

we spent that afternoon
on the docks,

staring at the water,

wondering why all
the beating fish hearts
at the bottom of the lake

weren’t strong enough
to ripple the surface.

waterfront

we skipped stones

and whistled like
the world was floating away;

in my dream,

we spent that afternoon
on the docks,

staring at the water,

wondering why all
the beating fish hearts
at the bottom of the lake

weren’t strong enough
to ripple the surface.

Andrew Chmielowiec  27, Seattle

 
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