Song of The Sea, poem by Martin Tulton at Spillwords.com

Song of The Sea

Song of The Sea

written by: Martin Tulton

 

Sea swish soft over shell and stone
Scouring eye and bleaching bone
Fish scales flashing in foaming plume
Enchantress crooning of silver boon

The song of the Mer is a curse to men
When the Siren sings, it is better then
To earless be, unknowing of sound
For to hear is to shoal with the numberless drowned

Though delicious and sweet is the sound of that lyre
Know its sinuous rhythm swirls open the gyre
Don’t listen, Jack Tar, it will suck you to hell
Deep in the green where the Mermaids dwell.

Martin Tulton

Martin Tulton

In no particular order, retired, traveller, hiker, reader, husband, parent, grandparent. The monthly demands of the mortgage payment now satisfied I can explore whether there was ever anything more artistic in here. So far, I haven't progressed beyond short stories and micros but the intention is that these are muscle building exercises for the book to come.
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