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Puget Sound

my home
soaks in brine,
salt is the key
turning the lock I enter.
the beach awaits,
her rhythmic waves
too shy to stay too bold to leave,
erase and make anew.
cormorant sentries on pylons
allow passage into the Sound
where I’m reconciled
with the ocean
and become
water.

Puget Sound

my home
soaks in brine,
salt is the key
turning the lock I enter.
the beach awaits,
her rhythmic waves
too shy to stay too bold to leave,
erase and make anew.
cormorant sentries on pylons
allow passage into the Sound
where I’m reconciled
with the ocean
and become
water.

Michelle Schaefer  57, Bothell

 
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