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It took me two days to swim upstream.
I am more than the seaweed
that has collected around my ankles.
I am more than treading water.

I am as close to you
as the salt from your pores.
You are as near to me
as the moon-pulled tide.

Here and Theirs

It took me two days to swim upstream.
I am more than the seaweed
that has collected around my ankles.
I am more than treading water.

I am as close to you
as the salt from your pores.
You are as near to me
as the moon-pulled tide.

Samantha Harris  23, Seattle

 
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