To a Goddess
POETRY FORMAT, 15 Jan 2018
Greying gleaming silk the waters of this evening,
Shroud-like mists, their white along the distant line
And closing in
So smooth the crescents folding forward as I swam
No thought but sweeping arms and curvature and hollows
Taking on the dark and light
Until a flash from far and gone and near another
So I pause, the grey-white-silver skies and sea
Are one, and I
And there they rise in pairs,
Their arc a herald or a miracle reminding
On this silken gently rippling threshold
Of our quests and beauty’s solace
And our cries
Far out from land I gazed and followed them
As long as heart could bear of gladness,
Still a moment, then I turn
Perhaps you saw me as I stepped ashore
Ravaged by mists and joy and the glowing dark,
You heard and saw,
My dear companion of the sea and sky
Dr. Emanuel E. Garcia is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development Environment, an American poet, novelist and physician who now resides in New Zealand. He may be contacted at email@example.com.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 15 Jan 2018.
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