ocean trench

safely held under
fishing for dark life to hold
in freezing cold find
thoughts miles below the surface
swaying to unknown currents

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16 thoughts on “ocean trench

    1. I’m not even sure where that line came from, especially the “safely” part–it’s just like that in my notebook, though I purposely broke after “under” and not just for syllable count. (sorry. breathe deep.)

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    1. Ha, yes, you got me! I was going to reference the NPR article that caught my eye the other day, but then I was afraid it would be distracting. ‘Cause I started to feel the poem wasn’t really about deep sea creatures, per se. 🙂

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  1. I love how you have got movement and submersion working in concert. Brings up all the memories of watching things float along the bottom of a small lake we used to visit …

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