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A Mermaid Swims By…

by Lon Casler Bixby 5 years ago in sad poetry
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...from my watery grave.

Photo © Lon Casler Bixby

from my watery grave

i look through the reflection

of a dark tree

as it stands in contrast

against the grey sky…

a leaf floats down

to the surface of the water

and rejoins the tree…

clouds eclipse the sky

and deepen my tomb with their tears…

the last bubbles of life

abandon my body

rise to the surface

and welcome the shower of death…

lightning lances the sky

and illuminates the depths…

a mermaid swims by…

©Lon Casler Bixby 2017

sad poetry

About the author

Lon Casler Bixby

Lon Casler Bixby is a published author: Fiction, Poetry, Humor, & Comic Books. He's also an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in magazines, art & coffee table books, & in Art Galleries throughout the world.

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