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Seaweed Goddess

Seaweed Goddess

written by: Joyce Butler



I swam in water shadows
dragging me
from God knows where
My skin turned fallow
water lapped
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.

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