She lurked beneath the sea In languid dreams Among encrusted shells and aqua marine Swimming in tales of bootleg bandits and treasures foreseen. Her eyes mirrored by the swell Sinking in coral A wet porcelain doll – Stitched with serrated … Continue reading
In ocean’s frothing foam,
Under the surface of ripples and swell,
Tails of metallic,
Scales of purple night and turquoise skies,
Of little flutters and curls,
Gold and silver sea,
Wet and dampened tresses, of mahogany and truffle,
Blushed and blue in the deepest hues,
Eyes of foamy aquamarine,
Treasure swathed on sandy banks,
Gems and pearls, in dewy rest,
There she lays her sweet head,
On a mermaid’s bed.
Out on the ocean, the waves crash down, upon sand bed and coral ground, the colours of day, azure and ivory, mist and rain, sun and midnight blue kiss from a mermaids lips.
Jennifer Calvert 2015