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Storm Over Lake Washington, 1973

Rain unleashed in random lashings
stippled the surface: a field
of gaping fish mouths. We swam too far –
turned our faces to the downpour’s source
while seaweed licked our flinching feet.

Storm Over Lake Washington, 1973

Rain unleashed in random lashings
stippled the surface: a field
of gaping fish mouths. We swam too far –
turned our faces to the downpour’s source
while seaweed licked our flinching feet.

Catherine Sutthoff  59, Seattle

 
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