Abiding Minds, poetry written by Mark Tulin at Spillwords.com
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Abiding Minds

Abiding Minds

written by: Mark Tulin

@Crow_writer

 

At the edge of the jetty,
I rest on a flat rock
with shivering bones
and eyes that water

Like a resting bird,
I sit in peace
while the sea around me
speaks in windblown words
and broken sails,
ships beached and capsized

On a tide of choppy energy,
nature takes many strange turns,
eluding peace, expanding space
before the universe wakes
from its nightmare

Only pelicans fly in a straight line,
abiding minds gliding,
skimming the shimmery surface,
those teachers of the sea
with a marvelous intuition,
they grasp more of life’s lessons.

Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin is a former family therapist who lives in Ventura, California. He is a Pushcart Prize nominee and has authored Magical Yogis, Awkward Grace, The Asthmatic Kid and Other Stories, and Junkyard Souls available on Amazon. He has an upcoming poetry collection called Rain on Cabrillo. Mark’s fiction, poetry, and humor have appeared in over a hundred national and international publications, anthologies, and podcasts. He can be found at his site: Crow On The Wire.
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