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I dreamed blue

mussels circled

round your silver

hair in spiral

columns as you

dove for stone crabs

while I stood by

and watched you

glide through the sea


as a gull shits.

Categories: Poetry
  1. June 6, 2010 at 4:08 am

    This is beautiful…The last line shocked me, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing…i love the vision of blue mussels spiraling around…lovely, Mr. Hile…

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