resistance of water


09-Path-to-the-Path-1024x436 Lynda Lowe

lovers are vessels
drifting buoyant
on the brink of drown
drenched in kissing rains…
with laughter brimming
waves of cresting
rhythm rocking currents
giving and sustaining…

floating in each other

Bonnie Marshall
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March, 2014

Artwork by Lynda Lowe

4 thoughts on “resistance of water

  1. this lovely poem provides the reader with mostly an ecstatic vision of love. your line “on the brink of drown” stopped me for a couple of seconds because of the unusual use of “drown” and also because of the sound of the word. for me it is probably the most important word in the poem because it provides a bit of danger.

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