Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Morning Poem!



Buoys set out with traps

to catch lobsters and crabs.


We consume, digest, integrate

anchors that move


in wind and sea

and yet we hold on -


last night my brain tightened

in worry and concern

DNA wrapped tightly within its coils


like a cold-blooded snake

so I stroked it like the fur of a cat

purred it loose


Pried it free -


pride - the downfall

we catch and cache

like apples

in aprons from trees -



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