FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites


written by: Joyce Butler



A ship went down in seas long ago
Mermaids don't drown, they just turn to foam
I've heard them sing in scales no-one knows
Then dive away through waves far from home
No prince to save, no tale to be told
What's gone is rare like diamonds on your soul.

Joyce Butler

Joyce Butler

I'm 41 years old. Mother of 2 from Waterford, Ireland. I work full-time as a Clerical Officer. I love to write poetry, micropoetry and short stories when I have time.
I was shortlisted for the Atlantis Short Story Prize 2015 and I've written the first draft of a book.
Joyce Butler

Latest posts by Joyce Butler (see all)

Read previous post:
The Search! written by Shruthi Shankel at Spillwords.com
The Search!

The Search! written by: Shruthi Shankel @ShruthiShankel   I tiptoed In the dark Searching for something I didn’t know A chill...