Seaweed Goddess written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Seaweed Goddess

Seaweed Goddess

written by: Joyce Butler

@joycebwriter

 

I swam in water shadows
rippling
dragging me
from God knows where
My skin turned fallow
water lapped
slowly
combing
my wily hair

A Seaweed Goddess
beckoned me
to search
her lonely gleaming caves
I saw her bodice
of pearly shells
and kisses
from all the men
she’d saved.

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.
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