There were hundreds of people singing there,
voices at the shore.
Then the waves came crashing down.
So many songsters drowned,
while seagulls lamented overhead,
articulating above the water’s flow and ebb,
with shrill voices,
the fearful nature of grief.
Linda Imbler has four published poetry collections and one hybrid ebook of short fiction and poetry. She is a Kansas-based Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee. More information can be found at Linda's Poetry Blog.